WSR 98-15-127

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE

[Filed July 21, 1998, 3:29 p.m.]



Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 458-20-228 Returns, remittances, penalties, extensions, interest, stay of collection and 458-20-229 Refunds.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 82.32.300.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Rule making is being considered for Rule 228 to incorporate provisions of chapter 149, Laws of 1996, chapter 157, Laws of 1997, and chapter 54, Laws of 1998.

Rule 229 needs to be revised to incorporate provisions of chapter 157, Laws of 1997.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Modified negotiated rule making.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication. Written comments may be submitted by mail, fax, or at the public meeting. Oral comments will be accepted at the public meeting. A preliminary draft of the proposed changes is available upon request. Written comments on and/or requests for copies of the rule may be directed to Alan R. Lynn, Legislation and Policy, P.O. Box 47467, Olympia, WA 98504-7467, phone (360) 586-9040, fax (360) 664-0693.

Location and Date of Public Meeting: Evergreen Plaza Building, 2nd Floor Conference Room, 711 Capitol Way South, Olympia, WA, on September 3, 1998, at 9:30 p.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Arturo Haro by August 18, 1998, TDD 1-800-451-7985, or (360) 586-0721.

To inquire about the availability of this information in an alternate format for the visually impaired or a language other than English, please call the multilingual coordinator at (360) 753-3217.

Russell W. Brubaker

Assistant Director

Legislature Code Reviser

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Washington State Code Reviser's Office