Washington – Revenue offers free business taxes webinar Nov. 17

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Nov. 3, 2020 – Business owners in Washington have many responsibilities, including knowing which taxes they must report. To help reach more businesses statewide, the Washington State Department of Revenue (Revenue) will host a free live webinar for Continue reading Washington – Revenue offers free business taxes webinar Nov. 17

Washington – Revenue to expand Voluntary Disclosure Program

July 13, 2020 – The Department of Revenue will relax eligibility requirements for participation in the Voluntary Disclosure Agreement (VDA) program, which allows unregistered businesses to come forward voluntarily to register and pay prior tax obligations. Revenue is temporarily expanding Continue reading Washington – Revenue to expand Voluntary Disclosure Program

Washington – Land Development And Management Services Are Exempt From Sales Tax Effective June 11, 2020

Effective June 11, 2020, House Bill 2229 amends RCW 82.04.051 regarding the taxation of land development and management. This legislation: Ÿ Defines land development or management (see below). Ÿ Excludes land development or management activities from services rendered in respect Continue reading Washington – Land Development And Management Services Are Exempt From Sales Tax Effective June 11, 2020

Washington – Batteries For Electric Vessels Are Exempt Effective July 1, 2020

Effective July 1, 2020, Substitute House Bill 2486 amends RCW 82.08.966 to include a sales and use tax exemption for electric vessel marine propulsion systems that use marine batteries and shoreside battery infrastructure. Effective July 1, 2020 through July 1, Continue reading Washington – Batteries For Electric Vessels Are Exempt Effective July 1, 2020

Washington- Retailers and Consumers of Feminine Hygiene Products

Effective July 1, 2020, sales and use tax do not apply to sales of feminine hygiene products. Sellers may claim a Feminine Hygiene Products deduction from retail sales tax for qualifying feminine hygiene products. There is no corresponding deduction under Continue reading Washington- Retailers and Consumers of Feminine Hygiene Products

Washington – Agriculture Capital Yakima adds Combined Licensing Solution for Businesses

The city of Yakima has been a longtime industrial center for agriculture in Washington state. Yakima has recently become the newest member of the Department of Revenue’s Business Licensing Service (BLS). BLS works with most cities along Interstate 82 between Continue reading Washington – Agriculture Capital Yakima adds Combined Licensing Solution for Businesses

Washington – Washington Department of Revenue Offers Free Business Taxes Webinar on April 30, 2020

April 16, 2020 – Business owners in Washington have many responsibilities, including knowing which taxes they must report. To help reach more businesses statewide, the Washington State Department of Revenue (Revenue) will host a free live webinar for new and small Continue reading Washington – Washington Department of Revenue Offers Free Business Taxes Webinar on April 30, 2020

Washington – Governor Signs Bill Exempting Menstrual Hygiene Products from Sales Tax

Last Friday, Gov. Jay Inslee signed SB 5147 , which will provide “tax relief by exempting menstrual products from retail sales and use tax.” The state believes that the inclusion of menstrual products in the retail tax puts those who Continue reading Washington – Governor Signs Bill Exempting Menstrual Hygiene Products from Sales Tax

WASHINGTON – Finally, A Level Playing Field for State’s Retailers

Since the dawn of internet commerce in the mid-1990s, cyber-retailers weren’t responsible for collecting states’ sales taxes, giving startups such as a little-known book seller in Seattle called Amazon a leg up on their competition. You could order the latest Continue reading WASHINGTON – Finally, A Level Playing Field for State’s Retailers

Washington – State Began Enforcing Sales Tax ENexus October 1, 2018

REMOTE SELLERS – WAYFAIR DECISION OLYMPIA, WASH. – Aug. 3, 2018 – Today, the Washington Department of Revenue announced it will require some out-of-state retailers to begin collecting sales tax by Oct. 1. This is a result of the U.S. Continue reading Washington – State Began Enforcing Sales Tax ENexus October 1, 2018