Free tax workshop Dec. 16

The Tacoma office of the Washington State Department of Revenue is hosting a free workshop for new and small business owners on Tues., Dec. 16, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Lakewood Library, 6300 Wildaire Rd. SW, in Lakewood.

Participants will learn about Washington excise taxes, reporting classifications, deductions, tax incentives, sales tax collection, and record-keeping requirements. All receive a workbook and helpful reference guide to Department of Revenue rules and regulations.

To register, visit the Department of Revenue Web site at or call (253) 382-2000. Space is limited. A complete schedule of workshops statewide and a short streaming video version of the workshop in English and Spanish are available on the Web site.