This Excise Tax Advisory (ETA) addresses the taxability of cemetery endowment care fees received from customers of a cemetery authority on sales of interment rights (e.g., graves, niches, or crypts).
Draft ETA Endowment Funds
Planned stakeholder meetings
None at this time.
Public comment period
The Department requests comments and stakeholder feedback related to this ETA no later than October 25, 2019. After a review of the feedback, if any, the Department will consider the appropriate next steps in the issuance process.
General questions and/or how to make a public comment
If you wish to make a public comment or have general questions about this ETA, contact Brenton Madison at BrentonM@dor.wa.gov. Any written comments received will be retained as part of the official Tax Advisory File.