When an emergency strikes
Revenue will work with businesses that cannot file or pay their taxes on time due to a natural disaster.
When the Governor declares a state of emergency or disaster, affected businesses that owe Washington taxes may qualify for the following assistance. Follow each link to learn more:
Businesses can request an extension or penalty waiver by sending a secure email in their My Account or by calling Revenue’s customer service staff at 1-800-647-7706, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Businesses in the impacted areas can also request:
- Rescheduling of a planned audit (contact the auditor)
- More time to file a business license or registration renewal (Call Business Licensing Service at 1-800-451-7985 or by email at BLS@dor.wa.gov)
- An extension of its expiring resellers permit (Call 1-800-647-7706 or by email at Reseller@dor.wa.gov)
Property damage and tax relief
Washington property owners within a county or state-declared disaster area could be eligible for property tax relief. The county assessor’s office will make the determination, but the forms you need are available on Revenue’s website.