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The Coupeville Chamber of Commerce is your business resource. If you can’t find the information you need listed below, please call the Chamber at (360) 678-5434. We can help you or direct you to the right contact.
Starting a business in Coupeville? You will need a local business permit. Town staff are happy to assist.
If you use a DBA “Doing Business As” trade name in Island County you need a Doing Business As Trade Name Registration.
Sales Tax ID Number
In Washington State a Business License and DBA is necessary for most businesses BUT if you are selling taxable items you will also need a Sales Tax ID Number.
If you are hiring employees you will need a Federal Tax ID Number and a State ID Employee Number.
Work with the Town Planner to coordinate your new sign for your business.
Within Town Limits, Town of Coupeville. Outside Town Limits, Island County
Town of Coupeville, Island County, & State of Washington each have tax structures within their limits. Contact each agency for more information.
Island County Economic Development Council
Small business training, opening a business in Island County, personalized no-cost business help
Washington Business Hub
One stop resource for starting and operating a business in Washington State.