Business Incentives

There are a number of advantages to operating your business in Lacey, these include:

  • No state or local corporate or personal income tax
  • No state or local inventory tax
  • No state or local tax on interest, dividends, or capital gains
  • No City of Lacey nor Thurston County labor regulations (minimum wage, worker scheduling, etc.) beyond those required by State of Washington
  • Federal Foreign Trade Zone located within the City
  • Hundreds of acres of competitively-priced, fully-served light-industrial and prime-commercial land available for development within the City, much of it with easy interstate access
  • State and City of Lacey Business and Occupation Tax credits available for many types of industries
  • Streamlined permitting process
  • Lacey’s Federal HUB Zone and government contracting opportunities

Workforce assistance is available through a partnership between The Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council and the Thurston Chamber of Commerce. This includes FREE assistance with recruitment and screening of employees, as well as financial and technical assistance with on-the-job training for your workers.  For more information, please call 360-357-3362.

Additional Washington State business incentives can be found on the Washington State Department of Revenue’s website