Revenue offers free tax workshop Sept. 18 in Vancouver

Washington State Department of Revenue is hosting a free workshop for new and small business owners Sept. 18 in Vancouver. Participants will learn about Washington excise taxes, reporting classifications, deductions, tax incentives, sales tax collection and record-keeping requirements. Attendees receive a workbook and helpful reference guide to Revenue’s rules and regulations. Also, attendees may earn two continuing professional education (CPE) credits. Contact the workshop instructor for details. The workshop will run from 10 a.m. to noon at Cascade Park Community Library, 600 NE 136th Ave., in Vancouver. Call 360-256-2060 or go online to register on Revenue’s education page.



Joanna Yorke is the managing editor of the Vancouver Business Journal. She has worked in the journalism field since 2010 after graduating from the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University in Pullman. Yorke worked at The Reflector Newspaper in Battle Ground for six years and then worked at and helped start