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2016 Tax Exemption Study

A Study of Tax Exemptions, Exclusions, Deductions, Deferrals, Differential Rates and Credits for Major Washington State and Local Taxes

Research and Fiscal Analysis Division: Kathy Oline, Assistant Director


TRANSMITTAL MEMO

ENTIRE REPORT

INTRODUCTION AND SUMMARY OF FINDINGS

SUMMARY LISTING OF ALL EXEMPTIONS

- PDF
- Excel
- Interactive Data Graphic

EXEMPTION STUDY BY CHAPTER

Title Page and Table of Contents
1 - Introduction and Summary of Findings
2 - Business & Occupation Tax
3 - Brokered Natural Gas
4 - Cigarette and Tobacco Products Tax
5 - Enhanced Food Fish
6 - Estate Tax
7 - Fuel Tax
8 - Hazardous Substance Tax
9 - In-Lieu Excise Tax
10 - Insurance Premium Tax
11 - Leasehold Excise Tax
12 - Liquor Tax
13 - Litter Tax
14 - Oil Spill Tax
15 - Parimutuel Tax
16 - Petroleum Products
17 - Property Tax
18 - Public Utility Tax
19 - Real Estate Excise Tax
20 - Retail Sales and Use Tax
21 - Soft Drinks Syrup Tax
22 - Solid Waste Collection
23 - Timber Excise Tax
24 - Vehicle Excise Taxes

APPENDICES

A - Authorizing Statute for Exemption Study
B - Detailed List

 

CONTRIBUTORS TO THIS REPORT

 Analysts 
Diana Brown Beth Leech Diana Tibbetts
Rebecca Chen Marianne McIntosh Valerie Torres
Steve Cleverdon Shane Morgan Erin Valz
Van Huynh Gerry Sayler Frank Wilson
Rachel Knutson Steve Smith  
 Other Contributors 

Don Gutmann; Julie Hoke, Keri Boyer, Staff of Legislation and Policy, Staff of Interpretations and Technical Advice

Special thanks go to Kim Davis for coordination and editing of this report.