WSR 15-07-063
[Filed March 16, 2015, 11:33 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amend WAC 458-20-240 Manufacturer's new employee tax creditsApplications filed after June 30, 2010.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 84.36.865 Rules and regulations.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: WAC 458-20-240 provides administrative guidance regarding criteria of eligibility for businesses applying for a B&O tax credit under chapter 82.62 RCW. Amending WAC 458-20-240 will update language in the rule due to statutory language. The proposed amendments to the rule clarify several areas of the program, including but not limited to: The application and procedures requirements, hiring requirements, criteria for qualifying, reporting requirements, and how to claim approved credits.
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 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. A preliminary draft of possible rule changes is available via the department's online Rules Agenda.
Written comments may be submitted by mail and should be directed to Joseph Vidal, ITA Division, P.O. Box 47453, Olympia, WA 98504-7453, e-mail
Written and oral comments will be accepted at the public meeting and are due by close of business, April 30, 2015.
Public Meeting Location: Capital Plaza Building, 4th Floor Executive Conference Room, 1025 Union Avenue S.E., Olympia, WA, on April 30, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. Call-in option can be provided upon request no later than three days before the meeting date.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Mary Carol LaPalm, (360) 725-7499, or Renee Cosare, (360) 725-7514, no later than ten days before the meeting date. For hearing impaired please contact us via the Washington relay operator at (800) 833-6384.
March 16, 2015
Dylan Waits
Rules Coordinator