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Tribal property exemptionApplication. (Expires January 1, 2022.)

(1) To qualify in any year for exempt status for real or personal property used exclusively for essential government services under RCW 84.36.010, a federally recognized Indian tribe must file an initial application with the department of revenue on or before October 1st of the prior year. All applications must be filed on forms prescribed by the department and signed by an authorized agent of the federally recognized tribe.
(2) If the use for essential government services is based in whole or in part on economic development, the application must also include:
(a) If the economic development activities are those of a lessee, a declaration from both the federally recognized tribe and the lessee confirming a lease agreement exists for the exempt tax year.
(b) If the property is subject to the payment in lieu of leasehold excise tax as described in RCW 82.29A.055, a declaration from both the federally recognized tribe and the county in which the property is located confirming that an agreement exists for the exempt tax year regarding the amount for the payment in lieu of leasehold excise tax.
(3) A federally recognized Indian tribe which files an application under the requirements of subsection (2) of this section , must file an annual renewal application, on forms prescribed by the department of revenue, on or before October 1st of each year. The application must contain a declaration certifying the continuing exempt status of the real or personal property, and that the lease agreement or agreement for payment in lieu of leasehold excise tax continue in good standing, or that a new lease or agreement exists.

NOTES:

Expiration dateApplication2014 c 207: See notes following RCW 84.36.010.
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