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December 20 Property Tax Relief Available To Flood, Wind Victims
December 14 Yakama Tribe, State Reach Proposed Treaty-based Cigarette Tax Agreement
December 7 Governor Asks Revenue to Grant Filing Extensions to Firms Affected by Flooding
December 6 Property Tax Deferral Program Available to Qualified Homeowners in 2008
December 6 Department of Revenue Earns 15th-Straight Clean Audit
November 28 Local District “Banked Capacity” for Property Taxes Very Limited
November 20 First Degree Theft Charged Against Former Restauranteurs
November 20 Influx of Unclaimed Property May Mean More Shopping Cash for the Holidays
October 17 Taxable Retail Sales Increase 7.9 Percent During Second Quarter 2007
October 11 Property Tax Revenues Increase 7.1 Percent in 2007
August 16 Public meetings scheduled for destination-based sales tax rules
July 18 Taxable Retail Sales Increase 7.9 Percent During First Quarter 2007
June 25 Washington Granted Streamlined Sales Tax Membership
June 18 Washington’s Tax Ranking Drops to 37th in Nation
June 11 Smoking Ban Has Minimal Effect on Overall Income of Bars, Taverns
June 7 Taxable Retail Sales Increase 9 Percent in 2006; Second-largest Gain since 1990
May 31 Study: Unregistered Businesses Cost Washington Up To $375 Million in Tax Revenue Annually
April 17 Taxable Retail Sales Increase 6.7 Percent for Fourth Quarter 2006
April 10 Taxpayers Reminded to Claim Sales Tax Deduction on Federal Returns
April 9 Department of Revenue Debuts New Web Site at dor.wa.gov
April 3 Washington Department of Revenue Wins National Management Award
March 14 Sales Tax Rate to Increase in King County
March 13 Sales Tax Rate to Increase in Clark County
March 13 Sales Tax Rate to Increase in Okanogan County
February 14 Controlling Interest Transfers Paying Record Real Estate Excise Taxes
February 8 State to Terminate Cigarette Compact with Yakama Nation
February 6 Government Efficiency: Revenue Collects 90 Percent More Tax From Nearly Twice as Many Businesses with Little Increase in Staffing
February 1 Tax Reference Manual Provides Information on State and Local Taxes
January 23 Taxable Retail Sales Increase 8.8 Percent During Third Quarter 2006
January 19 Per Capita Cigarette Consumption Down 29 Percent Over Past Decade

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