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  All  Property Tax,  Timber Tax, and  Unclaimed Property  publications are grouped together.





Active Nonreporting Brochure

Active Nonreporting guidelines and criteria.

Aerospace Industry

List of aerospace tax incentives.

Agriculture Guide

Help farmers understand their tax liability.

Aircraft Taxes

Explanation of the annual taxes imposed on using an aircraft in Washington.

Audit Process Brochure

Covers audit process including documents to be examined and what happens after audit.

Auto Dealer Guide to Excise Taxes

B&O Sales/use tax application for auto dealers.


Beauticians Guide


Industry specific information for beauticians.

Benchmarking Administrative Tax Appeals

This report compares the appeal process with other states.

Brokered Natural Gas Tax

Explanation of the tax and rates.

Business and Occupation (B & O) Tax

Business and occupation tax fact sheet.

Business Tax Basics

Workbook to help new and existing businesses better understand Washington 's tax structure.


Child Care Operators


Industry specific information for child care operators.

Cigarette Tax

General cigarette tax information.

Commercial Fishing Tax Guide

Describes the application of taxes to persons engaged in commercial fishing operations.

Commercial Vessel Tax

Explanation of personnel property tax on commercial vessels.

Common Business Activities Table

Common classifications reported on the excise tax return.

Computer Assisted Audit Program (CAAP) Q&A

 

Construction Tax Guide

Tax information for the construction industry.

Convention and Trade Center

Explanation of the tax and rates.


EFT Booklet - Your Guide to the Electronic Funds Transfer Program


Explanation of Electronic Funds Transfer program.

Enhanced 911 Tax

Explanation of the tax and rates.

Enhanced Food Fish

Explanation of the tax and rates.

Estate Tax

Explanation of the tax and rates.

Excise Tax Law Book Supplement

Supplement to Excise Tax Law book.

Excise Tax Laws

Title 82, Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and miscellaneous ancillary tax laws.

Excise Tax Rule Book

Washington Administrative Code (WAC) chapter 458-20 (Excise tax rules) and WAC 458-276 (public records).


  No publications are listed under "F" or "G."


Hazardous Substance Tax


Explanation of the tax and rates.

High Technology Business and Occupation Tax Credit

 

High Technology Sales/Use Tax Deferral

 

Hospital Tax Guide

Common reporting problems and solutions to avoid them.

How to Amend Your Tax Return

Explains the steps to amend your tax return.


Indian Tax Guide

 

Intermediate Care Facilities (IMR) Tax

Explanation of the tax and rates.


  No publications are listed under "J" or "K."


Litter Tax


Explanation of the tax and rates.

Local Sales and Use Tax Rates and Changes

Provides the local codes and tax rates for all state locations and reporting guidelines.

Local Sales Tax Change Notices

Notices of tax rate changes.

Lodging Tax Guide

Better understand the taxes that apply to lodging and the proper tax classifications.


Managed Audit Program

 

Manufacturers' Sales/Use Tax Exemption

 

Motor Vehicle Sales/Use Tax

Explanation of the tax and rates.


 

Nonprofit Organizations

Describes tax requirements and exemptions for nonprofit organizations.


Oil Spill Tax


Explanation of the tax and rates.

Out-of-state Businesses, Guide for

Tax information for out-of-state businesses.


Petroleum Products Tax


Explanation of the tax and rates.


Property Tax:



 

Public & Confidential Information Guidelines  (pdf)

 

Public Records Index

 

Public Records and Confidentiality Laws Q&A  (pdf)  

Public Utility Tax

Explanation of the tax and rates.


  No publications are listed under "Q."


Real Estate Excise Tax


Tax on the sale of real estate.

Refuse (solid waste) Tax

Explanation of the tax and rates.

Regional Transit Authority Tax

Explanation of the tax and rates.

Rental Car Tax

Explanation of the tax and rates.

Requirements to Become a Cigarette Wholesaler

Explains steps to become cigarette wholesaler.

Restaurant and Retailers of Prepared Food

Assists persons engaged in the selling of prepared food and other related businesses to better understand the taxes that apply to their business.

Retail Sales Tax

 

Rural County (Distressed Area) Business and Occupation Tax Credit for New Employees  


Small Business B & O Tax Credit Table for Annual Filers


Annual Small Business B&O tax tables.

Small Business B & O Tax Credit Table for Monthly Filers

Monthly Small Business B&O tax tables.

Small Business B&O Tax Credit Table for Quarterly Filers

Quarterly Small Business B&O tax tables.

School Districts Tax Guide

General tax information to assist school districts comply with their tax reporting responsibilities.

Special Hotel/Motel Tax

Explanation of the tax and rates.

Special Notices

List of special notices by subject that provide information on legislative changes and tax application.

Solid Fuel Burning Device Fee

Explanation of the fee and rate.

Syrup Tax

Explanation of the tax and rate.


Tavern Tax Guide


Assists persons engaged in the tavern business to better understand the taxes that apply to taverns.

Tax Classifications, Credits, and Deduction Definitions

Explains the tax classifications, credits and deductions that may appear on an excise tax return.

Tax Consultation Service

Explanation of the tax consultation visits provided by the Department of Revenue.

Tax Facts

Newsletter to taxpayers with general information, rule changes, legislative tax changes, answers to frequently asked questions.

Tax, Title and Registration of Boats (w/DOL)

 

Tax Incentives

Incentive Programs: Deferrals, Exemptions and credits offered by the state of Washington.

Tax Reference Manual

General description and historical information on over 50 taxes.

Taxpayer Rights and Responsibilities

Information on agency procedures and services available to taxpayers.


Timber Tax:

 

 

 

  • Forest Tax Bulletin

Explanation of the application of timber law and rules.

 

  • Harvester Stumpage Value Packets

SVA 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, & 10

Help purchasers of Department of Natural Resources timber sales determine costs taxable under the Forest Excise Tax.

 

 

Tobacco Products Tax

Explanation of the tax and fee.

Transient Rental Income

Explanation of the tax and fee.


Unclaimed Property:

 

 

 

 

  • Holder Report

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Use Tax

 


Vessel Brokers and Dealers Tax Guide


B&O sales and use tax applications for vessel brokers and dealers.

Veterinarians Tax Guide

 

Voluntary Disclosure Program

 


Warehouse Tax Incentive


Provides criteria for taking the incentive.

Washington State Tax Guide

Information for out-of-state businesses.

  No publications are listed under "X," "Y," or "Z."