PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
[Filed March 18, 2020, 9:23 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 458-20-243 Litter tax.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 82.19.030
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department has received comments and questions regarding the administration of WAC 458-20-243, particularly as it relates to clarifying business use, and the consumption of items on the premises for certain business types. New examples are being added to the rule to help address these concerns. The department intends to provide clarity in these areas, and may update other parts of the rule based on comments received.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Parties interested in this rule making may contact the individual listed below. The public may also participate by providing written comments throughout this rule making or by giving oral testimony at the public meeting or public hearing.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Katie Koontz, P.O. Box 47453, Olympia, WA 98504-7453, phone 360-534-1529, fax 360-534-1606, TTY 800-833-6384, email email@example.com, website www.dor.wa.gov.
Additional comments: Written comments may be submitted by mail or email and should be directed to Katie Koontz using one of the contact methods above. Written and oral comments will be accepted at the public meeting, on April 16, 2020, at 10:00 a.m., at the Conference Room, 6400 Linderson Way S.W., Tumwater, WA 98501.
March 18, 2020