SENATE BILL NO. 5329
C 170 L 89
State of Washington 51st Legislature 1989 Regular Session
By Senators Lee, Warnke, Matson and Smitherman; by request of Department of Licensing
Read first time 1/20/89 and referred to Committee on Economic Development & Labor.
AN ACT Relating to business license fees; and amending RCW 19.02.085.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1. Section 9, chapter 182, Laws of 1982 and RCW 19.02.085 are each amended to read as follows:
encourage timely renewal by applicants, a master license delinquency fee shall
be imposed on licensees who fail to renew by the master license expiration
date. The master license delinquency fee shall be ((
computed as)) the
lesser of one hundred fifty dollars or fifty percent of a base comprised of
the licensee's renewal fee minus corporate licensing taxes, corporation annual
report fee, and any interest fees or penalties charged for late taxes or
corporate renewals. The master license delinquency fee shall be added to the
renewal fee and paid by the licensee before a master license shall be renewed.
The delinquency fee shall be deposited in the general fund.