Tualatin Coworking Space

The Tualatin Chamber is currently exploring an exciting project, putting together a coworking space and new business incubator right here in town! For many of our smaller businesses, working in their homes is not the ideal long-term option. By having a coworking space option, we think these business owners have another financially feasible alternative. Research […]

2019 Legislative Report – Week 12

What’s Happening (OSCC Political Observations) The second half of the 2019 session is now underway. Legislative leadership has made the timing decision to prioritize the $2 billion business Commercial Activity Tax (HB 2019) and put it at the front of the line. We are expecting quick consideration of HB 2019 with public hearings on the […]

Oregon Tax Plan Released

We know there is widespread anticipation and concern regarding the new $2 billion business tax being promoted by legislative leadership. Thursday evening, the detailed plan was finally made public. Detailed Tax Plan At a high level, it is a 0.49% gross receipts tax with a 25% deduction for either business inputs or labor costs, whichever […]

2019 Legislative Report – Week 11

What’s Happening (OSCC Political Observations) By Tuesday, April 9th, all bills need to be voted out of their original committee in order to survive. This is the turning point of the session. Priorities get whittled down and the playing field becomes clearer as extraneous legislation falls by the wayside. We will know much more on […]

2019 Legislative Report – Week 10

What’s Happening (OSCC Political Observations) We’ve passed the first major deadline of the 2019 legislative session. Bills needed to have been scheduled for committee votes by the end of this past Friday in order to stay alive. By Tuesday, April 9th, all bills need to actually be voted out of their original committee in order […]

2019 Legislative Report – Week 9

What’s Happening (OSCC Political Observations) The next two-and-a-half weeks will be the toughest weeks of the session. Looming deadlines mean that all 3,000 of the bills currently introduced will be in play as advocates rush to meet deadlines that mean life or death for their legislation. Bills need to be posted for committee votes by […]

Thank You for 2019 Celebrate Tualatin!

  It’s hard to imagine a more heart-warming and positive event than our Celebrate Tualatin – Business Excellence Awards. Every year we have the opportunity to thank the often unsung heroes of the Tualatin business community. Congratulations again to all of our winners and nominees. Without an outstanding team, this event would not have been […]

Upcoming PCC Small Business Development Center Classes

Encore & Solo Business Builders – https://climb.pcc.edu/make-a-living-doing-what-you-love  Class starts April 2, 2019 (PCC CLIMB Center) Getting Your Recipe to Market –  http://climb.pcc.edu/get-your-recipe-to-market  Class starts April 2, 2019 (CLIMB Center) Restaurant Business Builders – http://climb.pcc.edu/restaurant-business-builders Class starts April 3, 2019 (PCC CLIMB Center) Small Business Builders – http://climb.pcc.edu/small-business-builders Class starts April 4, 2019 (PCC CLIMB Center) Retail Business Builders – http://climb.pcc.edu/retail-business-builders Class starts April 9, […]