82.32.720  <<  82.32.725 >>   82.32.730

AmnestyStreamlined sales and use tax agreement.

(1) No assessment for taxes imposed or authorized under chapters 82.08, 82.12, and 82.14 RCW, or related penalties or interest, may be made by the department against a seller who:
(a) Within twelve months of the effective date of this state becoming a member state of the agreement, registers under RCW 82.32.030(3) to collect and remit to the department the applicable taxes imposed or authorized under chapters 82.08, 82.12, and 82.14 RCW on sales made to buyers in this state in accordance with the terms of the agreement, if the seller was not otherwise registered in this state in the twelve-month period preceding the effective date of this state becoming a member state of the agreement; and
(b) Continues to be registered and continues to collect and remit to the department the applicable taxes imposed or authorized under chapters 82.08, 82.12, and 82.14 RCW for a period of at least thirty-six months, absent the seller's fraud or intentional misrepresentation of a material fact.
(2) The provisions of subsection (1) of this section preclude an assessment for taxes imposed or authorized under chapters 82.08, 82.12, and 82.14 RCW for sales made to buyers during the period the seller was not registered in this state.
(3) The provisions of this section do not apply to any seller with respect to:
(a) Any matter or matters for which the seller, before registering to collect and remit the applicable taxes imposed or authorized under chapters 82.08, 82.12, and 82.14 RCW, received notice from the department of the commencement of an audit and which audit is not yet finally resolved including any related administrative and judicial processes;
(b) Taxes imposed or authorized under chapters 82.08, 82.12, and 82.14 RCW and collected or remitted to the department by the seller; or
(c) That seller's liability for taxes imposed or authorized under chapters 82.08, 82.12, and 82.14 RCW in that seller's capacity as a buyer.
(4) The limitation periods for making an assessment or correction of an assessment prescribed in RCW * 82.32.050(3) and 82.32.100(3) do not run during the thirty-six month period in subsection (1)(b) of this section.

NOTES:

*Reviser's note: RCW 82.32.050 was amended by 2008 c 181 § 501, changing subsection (3) to subsection (4).
Part headings not lawSavingsEffective dateSeverability2007 c 6: See notes following RCW 82.32.020.
FindingsIntent2007 c 6: See note following RCW 82.14.495.
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