Washington – Legislation to Streamline the Process of Collecting and Reporting Spirits Taxes

SALT Report 2452 – Washington Governor, Jay Inslee, signed legislation that requires the State’s Liquor Control Board and the Department of Revenue to make recommendations regarding the changes that would be necessary to:

  • Streamline the collection of liquor taxes, fees, and reports, and
  • Create a single state agency to be responsible for the collection of the revenue and information

These recommendations must be submitted to the Legislature by September 30, 2013, and must be in compliance with the reporting requirements specified in Initiative 1183, the governing statute.

For Further Information

Washington State Legislature – House Bill 1124, Laws 2013