Washington Audit, Tax and Consulting

Washington state offices

We became one of the Pacific Northwest’s largest accounting and consulting firms with our acquisition of Knight Vale & Gregory (KVG) in September 2001. Founded in 1921, KVG was one of the premiere firms in the region. Today our growing team of professionals serves more than 675 midsized and owner-managed firms, as well as individuals in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington.  

We are committed to bringing you practical solutions that draw on industry best practices, as well as innovative ideas about accounting systems, internal controls, information technology and other critical aspects of your operations. Our team will discuss possible strategies with you, so you can make informed decisions and position your organization to save money, manage risk and become even more efficient.

Commitment to the community

Our employees eagerly give back and work together with our community to make a difference in the lives of our neighbors. We support organizations dedicated to helping students (Communities in Schools, Rainier Scholars), families (Northwest Harvest, United Way) as well as organizations such as the American Heart Association, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, Ronald McDonald House Charity, and more. 

Employment opportunities

For information about the employment opportunities currently available in Washington, please visit the Careers section of our site.

Washington Insights


RSM Names Paul Brajcich as Pacific Northwest Leader

RSM has announced Paul Brajcich as office managing partner for the firm’s Pacific Northwest market.

Washington revises remote sales tax collection after Wayfair

Washington state will require out-of-state businesses meeting a Wayfair-style sales or transaction threshold to collect sales tax.

Seattle City Council passes employee hours tax

Mayor expected to sign employee “head tax” on businesses with Seattle sourced taxable gross income exceeding $20 million.

Washington State offers remote seller penalty reduction program

Washington Department of Revenue encourages remote sellers to come forward by offering penalty reduction and limited look back.

Seattle tax on high-income earners overturned

The high-income earners tax, currently scheduled to go into effect on Jan. 1, 2018, has received multiple challenges since passing.

Washington state unclaimed property amnesty ends Oct. 31

In 2015, Washington state made sweeping changes to its unclaimed property law and opened an amnesty program. Unclaimed property holders that did not previously apply for amnesty should consider doing so by Oct. 31, 2017, in order to obtain penalty and interest waivers.

Seattle creates waves by passing tax on high-income earners

In what Mayor Ed Murray has called a “new formula for fairness” and a challenge to the state’s “antiquated and unsustainable tax structure,” Seattle recently became the first local jurisdiction in Washington state to pass an income tax when it was approved by city council and signed by the mayor in mid-July.

Washington enacts use tax reporting and B&O changes for remote sellers

Washington state budget bill includes use tax notification and reporting requirements and economic nexus provisions for retailing B&O tax.

Understand how Washington exempts imports from B and O tax

The State of Washington has provided statutory and regulatory guidance on the application of the B&O tax to import activity.

Washington State enforces penalties on annual reconciliation nonfilers

State enforces 29 percent late payment penalty on businesses that have not filed annual reconciliations of apportionable income.

Washington Office Locations


10900 NE 8th St.
Suite 200
Bellevue, WA 98004


600 University St.
Suite 1100
Seattle, WA 98101

Paul Brajcich, Pacific Northwest Office Managing Partner


1145 Broadway Plaza
Suite 900
Tacoma, WA 98402

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