Business Resources

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues, Issaquah is committed to supporting local businesses with resources, information, promotion, regional collaboration and more.

“Stay Home, Stay Healthy” Order

On March 23, 2020, Governor Jay Inslee issued an executive order directing all Washington residents and business owners to stay home, except for certain essential activities and work to provide essential business, government services or public infrastructure.

See this online form for businesses to get clarification or submit a request for inclusion as "essential." 

ESD Scenarios
  1. Local Business Support
  2. Federal CARES Act
  3. Frequently Asked Questions
  4. Other Business Resources

B&O Tax Relief

Mayor Pauly signed a proclamation providing relief to small businesses in Issaquah by extending the deadline for Business & Occupation (B&O) taxes.

Cultural Relief Fund

As closures, cancellations and loss of work due to COVID-19 impact the King County cultural sector, the 4Culture- Cultural Relief Fund will distribute $1 million over the coming months.

Support Local Businesses

Thanks to the Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce for maintaining this list of what’s open and closed among local businesses.

Startup 425 Support

Regional partners have broad expertise and can help with your business assistance needs during this unprecedented time. 

Waste Collection: Reduction Needs?

  • Recology: If you anticipate a reduced need for collection service or have questions about alternative payment options, please contact Recology at 425-837-1234.
  • Cedar Grove Compost: With the recent restrictions put on businesses and establishments, please review your options. Additional questions for Cedar Grove can be sent to a representative at 877-994-4466.

Contact Us

Need further assistance? Please contact the City’s Economic Development team.

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