RCW 82.08.900 ExemptionsAnaerobic digesters.
(1) The tax levied by RCW 82.08.020 does not apply to sales to an eligible person establishing or operating an anaerobic digester or to services rendered in respect to installing, constructing, repairing, cleaning, altering, or improving an anaerobic digester, or to sales of tangible personal property that becomes an ingredient or component of the anaerobic digester. The anaerobic digester must be used primarily to treat livestock manure.
(2) A person claiming an exemption under this section must keep records necessary for the department to verify eligibility under this section. Sellers may make tax exempt sales under this section only if the buyer provides the seller with an exemption certificate in a form and manner prescribed by the department. The seller must retain a copy of the certificate for the seller's files.
(3) The definitions in this subsection apply to this section and RCW 82.12.900 unless the context clearly requires otherwise:
(a) "Anaerobic digester" means a facility that processes manure from livestock into biogas and dried manure using microorganisms in a decomposition process within a closed, oxygen-free container.
(b) "Eligible person" means any person establishing or operating an anaerobic digester to treat primarily livestock manure.
(c) "Primarily" means more than fifty percent measured by volume or weight.
[2015 c 86 § 202; 2006 c 151 § 4; 2001 2nd sp.s. c 18 § 4.]
Effective dateConservation commissionReport to legislature2006 c 151: See notes following RCW 82.08.890.
IntentEffective date2001 2nd sp.s. c 18: See notes following RCW 82.08.890.