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If you are no longer doing business and want to close your business, you can close your account one of the following ways:
  1. Use My Account, the fastest way to close your account.
  2. Complete the form below. It may take up to 5 business days if you use this form.

Please DO NOT use the form below if any of the following apply:

  1. Your business is still open and you want to close a business location only. Please complete a Business Information Change Form.
  2. You want to cancel a trade name only. Please complete a Business Information Change Form.
  3. You are dissolving a corporation registered to do business in Washington. You must contact the Secretary of State before closing your account. You'll need to provide them with a Revenue Clearance Certificate issued by the Department of Revenue.
  4. You are an out-of-state business with nexus and making retail sales in this state. If so, you have a continuing sales tax collection obligation for four years after the calendar year in which you stop doing business in Washington. Business and occupation tax applies to sales in Washington up until the end of the calendar year after the calendar year in which you stop doing business in Washington. For more information, see our Special Notice on Trailing Nexus.

UBI/Tax Registration Number
 *
Name of Business
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Name of Person completing this form
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E-mail Address of Person completing this form
 *
Verify E-mail Address of Person completing this form
 *



Date Business Closed
 /  /  Calendar Pop-Up (Example: MM/DD/YYYY, 12/31/2013)* 
Note: Within 10 business days, you must complete an excise tax return and pay all the taxes owed up to the date your business closed.
 
If You Sold Your Business
New Owner
New Owner's UBI/Tax Registration Number



Current Mailing Address
Street
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City
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State Zip
 *  *
Current Telephone Number
()   -  ext.   (Example: (555) 555-5555 ext. 5555)
Business E-mail Address
 
The information you provide will be shared, if applicable, with the following Washington State programs:
 
  • Business Licensing (Business Licensing Service)
  • Unemployment Insurance Account (Employment Security)
  • Workers Compensation Insurance Account (Labor & Industries)