WSR 07-11-172

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE


[ Filed May 23, 2007, 11:55 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: A possible new rule, to be adopted in chapter 458-20 WAC, explaining the role and responsibilities of a certified service provider (CSP) retained by voluntary sellers registered in Washington. The new rule will establish the monetary allowances due to a CSP. The department is also considering addressing the tax credit available to eligible taxpayers as defined by section 1602, chapter 6, Laws of 2007 (SSB 5089).

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 82.32.300, 82.01.060, and section 301, chapter 6, Laws of 2007.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department believes a rule is needed to explain the roles and responsibilities of CSPs. Additionally, section 301, chapter 6, Laws of 2007, provides that the department will adopt by rule monetary allowances for certified service providers.

Process for Developing New Rule: Parties interested in this rule making may contact the individual listed below. The public may also participate by providing written comments throughout this rule making or giving oral testimony at the public meeting or public hearing.

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. Written comments on and/or requests for copies of the rule may be directed to Tim Jennrich, Interpretations and Technical Advice Division, P.O. Box 47453, Olympia, WA 98504-7453, e-mail TimJe@dor.wa.gov, phone (360) 570-6136, fax (360) 586-5543.

Public meeting location: Capital Plaza Building, 4th Floor Large Conference Room, 1025 Union Avenue S.E., Olympia, WA, on June 26, 2007, at 10:00 a.m.

Assistance for persons with disabilities: Contact Sandy Davis, no later than ten days before the meeting date, TTY 1-800-451-7985 or (360) 725-7499.

May 23, 2007

Alan R. Lynn

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office