|Passed by the House April 24, 2009|
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Passed by the Senate April 22, 2009
President of the Senate
I, Barbara Baker, Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives of the State of Washington, do hereby certify that the attached is HOUSE BILL 1579 as passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on the dates hereon set forth.
|Approved May 15, 2009, 2:15 p.m.|
Governor of the State of Washington
May 18, 2009
Secretary of State
State of Washington
|State of Washington||61st Legislature||2009 Regular Session|
Read first time 01/23/09. Referred to Committee on Finance.
AN ACT Relating to a business and occupation tax exemption for nonprofit organizations that provide legal services to low-income individuals; and adding a new section to chapter 82.04 RCW.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
NEW SECTION. Sec. 1 A new section is added to chapter 82.04 RCW
to read as follows:
This chapter does not apply to nonprofit organizations primarily engaged in the provision of legal services to low-income individuals from whom no charge for services is collected. For the purpose of this section, "nonprofit" means an organization exempt from federal income tax under Title 26 U.S.C. Sec. 501(c) of the federal internal revenue code.