Washington – WA Sales tax rates to increase in Grays Harbor County on Jan. 1

DAN HAMMOCK Fri Dec 23rd, 2016 9:00 pm NEWS The Daily World “Consumers in Grays Harbor County will pay a higher sales tax rate on purchases starting Sunday, Jan. 1, with the increase going to support criminal justice and public Continue reading Washington – WA Sales tax rates to increase in Grays Harbor County on Jan. 1

Washington – Certain Taxpayer Resource Fees Deemed Exempt from Sales Tax

SALT Report 3888 – The Washington State Department of Revenue has released a determination regarding the taxability of certain educational programs. In summary, they have concluded that Taxpayer’s Resource Fees (inclusive of Library Fees), are for Taxpayer’s Online Educational Programs, Continue reading Washington – Certain Taxpayer Resource Fees Deemed Exempt from Sales Tax

Washington – New Nexus: Economic Nexus $267,000 Threshold And Click Thru Nexus

SALT Report 3791 – Last year in September the Washington State Department of Revenue passed legislation revising the nexus standard for Wholesale sales and establishing a “click thru nexus” threshold. In combination with the elevated penalties for non-filing and negligence Continue reading Washington – New Nexus: Economic Nexus $267,000 Threshold And Click Thru Nexus

Washington – Puyallup Contractor Charged with Stealing State Sales Tax

www.thenewstribune.com by Adam Lynn – March 12, 2016 “State investigators said in court documents that Hirning, 42, improperly reported up to one-third of his business as wholesale and failed to report altogether other sales to avoid paying the required sales Continue reading Washington – Puyallup Contractor Charged with Stealing State Sales Tax

Washington – Boeing Avoided Nearly $20 Million in Sales Taxes Last Year

www.goskagit.com – November 30, 2015 “The sales-tax savings of $19,586,512 in 2014, released to the newspaper by the state Department of Revenue after a public-records request and appeal, represents a small slice of the aerospace giant’s expected annual savings from Continue reading Washington – Boeing Avoided Nearly $20 Million in Sales Taxes Last Year

Washington – Reseller Permit Misuse Penalty (50%) Upheld By Appeals Division

Salt Report 3693 – The Washington Department of Revenue Appeals Division upheld the assessment of a 50% misuse penalty against a contractor working for the United States Navy.  Although the contractor’s good faith use was accepted by the division the Continue reading Washington – Reseller Permit Misuse Penalty (50%) Upheld By Appeals Division

Washington – Free Webinar About Taxes For Business, July 21, 2105

Salt Report 3680 – On July 17, 2015 the Washington Department of Revenue will be hosting a webinar to address business tax responsibilities.  The webinar will cover “Washington excise taxes, reporting classifications, deductions, sales tax collection and record-keeping requirements. ” Continue reading Washington – Free Webinar About Taxes For Business, July 21, 2105

Washington – Seattle Tax Workshop

Salt Report 3593 – The Washington State Department of Revenue is hosting a free workshop for new and small business owners in Seattle on April 1, 2015. Participants will learn about Washington excise taxes, reporting classifications, deductions, tax incentives, sales Continue reading Washington – Seattle Tax Workshop

Washington – City of Seattle Transportation Benefit District

Salt Report 3590 – Effective April 1, 2015, the City of Seattle will establish a Transportation Benefit District (TBD). Sales and use tax within the City of Seattle will increase one-tenth of one percent (.001). The tax will be used Continue reading Washington – City of Seattle Transportation Benefit District