Doing Business in Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon Business

Thank you for choosing to do business in the City of Mount Vernon! We hope that your business will grow and be profitable. All businesses are required to obtain a license prior to engaging in business within the city limits. Read more about our commitment to business and economic development.

Road Map to Opening a Business in WA State

Click HERE to be directed to a website created by the Governor that includes a Road Map for Opening a Business in Washington State.  Click HERE to download a PDF of the information on this website.  

Economic Development Alliance of Skagit County (EDASC)

EDASC offers support to small businesses and entrepreneurs through its partnerships with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), SCORE, the Northwest Innovation Resource Center (NWIRC), and its own Latino business retention and expansion program.   Click HERE to be directed to EDASC's website to learn more.

Don't forget!

  • Collect and remit sales tax to the State of Washington to the credit of Mount Vernon.
  • Local total tax rate is for Mount Vernon is 8.7%.
  • Location code is 2907 for general city locations and 2967 for the downtown area.