WSR 07-07-083

INTERPRETIVE STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE


[ Filed March 16, 2007, 9:49 a.m. ]


ISSUANCE OF INTERPRETIVE STATEMENT


The department of revenue has issued Excise Tax Advisory Processing Perishable Meat Products (ETA 2035).

The purpose of this ETA is to explain who is entitled to the preferential business and occupation ("B&O") tax rate based on the Washington state supreme court decision, Agrilink Foods, Inc. v. Washington State Department of Revenue, 153 Wn.2d 392 (2005). The scope of this ETA is limited to manufacturers and sellers of perishable meat products sold at wholesale.

A copy of this document is available via the internet at http://www.dor.wa.gov/content/laws/eta/eta.aspx or a request for copies may be directed to Roseanna Hodson, Interpretations and Technical Advice Division, P.O. Box 47453, Olympia, WA 98504-7453, phone (360) 570-6119, fax (360) 586-5543.

Alan R. Lynn

Washington State Code Reviser's Office