Seattle Business License Fees for 2024

Seattle Business License Fees for 2024

This week Seattle City Finance announced updated business license fees for 2024. Each year there is a potential increase to the business license tax certificate fee based on the annual Consumer Price Index. This caused the annual license fees to increase for 2024....

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King County Council vote on cash acceptance

King County Council vote on cash acceptance

In a narrow 5-4 vote, the King County Council voted on July 27 to require retail businesses including restaurants in unincorporated King County to accept cash payments. Your government affairs team opposed this legislation and advocated throughout the process to...

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Join us for our fall Seattle Hotel Association member meeting

Seattle City Council rejects public drug use proposal

In a 5-4 vote, the Seattle City Council voted to reject a proposal by City Attorney Ann Davison and sponsored by Councilmembers Sara Nelson and Alex Pedersen. The proposal would have given the city attorney the authority to prosecute drug possession and public drug...

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Seattle OLS announces adjusted rates for hotel employee healthcare expenditures

A letter to the Seattle City Council

On behalf of thousands of employees and hundreds of local business owners and managers, we urge the Seattle City Council to support the proposal from City Attorney Ann Davison and Councilmembers Sara Nelson and Alex Pedersen to decrease public drug use and curb the...

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