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Agricultural productsExemption.

The following property shall be exempt from taxation: Any agricultural product as defined in RCW 82.04.213 and grown or produced for sale by any person upon the person's own lands or upon lands in which the person has a present right of possession. Taxpayers shall not be required to report, or assessors to list, the inventories covered by this exemption.


Effective datesSeverability1975 1st ex.s. c 291: See notes following RCW 82.04.050.
Legislative intentReviewReports1974 ex.s. c 169: "This 1974 act is intended to stimulate the economy of the state, and thereby to increase the revenues of the state and its local taxing districts. The department of revenue shall review the impact of this 1974 act upon the economy and revenues of the state and its local taxing districts, and shall report thereon biennially to the legislature. Recommendations for additional legislation shall be included in such reports if such legislation is needed to assure that the economic stimulus provided by this 1974 act is balanced by increased revenues." [ 1974 ex.s. c 169 § 1.]
Severability1974 ex.s. c 169: "If any provision of this act, or its application to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the remainder of the act, or the application of the provision to other persons or circumstances is not affected." [ 1974 ex.s. c 169 § 10.]
Effective date1974 ex.s. c 169: "This act is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health and safety, the support of the state government and its existing public institutions, and shall take effect on May 10, 1974." [ 1974 ex.s. c 169 § 11.]
Powers of department of revenue to promulgate rules and prescribe procedures to carry out this section: RCW 84.40.405.
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