HB 2168 - DIGEST

Authorizes a regional transit authority to contract with the department of licensing for the collection of a motor vehicle excise tax only if the tax is based solely on the vehicle valuation method identified below.

Requires the contract to provide that the department of licensing will receive amounts sufficient to fully cover the costs applicable to the tax collection process.

Requires the value of a motor vehicle, as an alternative to the vehicle valuation method described in RCW 81.104.160(1)(a), for the purpose of determining a motor vehicle excise tax imposed by a regional transit authority, to be based on base model Kelley blue book values or national automobile dealers association values, whichever is lower.