WSR 11-07-048

INTERPRETIVE STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE


[ Filed March 15, 2011, 1:54 p.m. ]


INTERPRETIVE STATEMENT ISSUED


The department issued the excise tax advisory (ETA) 3163.2011 Qualifying Equipment Under the Data Center Exemption. This ETA clarifies what equipment qualifies as eligible server equipment for purposes of the data center exemption under RCW 82.08.986 and 82.12.986. The data center exemption provides retail and use tax exemptions to qualifying businesses of eligible server equipment to be installed, without intervening use, in an eligible computer data center, and to charges made for labor and services rendered in respect to installing eligible server equipment.

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Alan R. Lynn

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office