(1) A person who has paid tax under RCW 82.08.020
for personal property used at an aluminum smelter, tangible personal property that will be incorporated as an ingredient or component of buildings or other structures at an aluminum smelter, or for labor and services rendered with respect to such buildings, structures, or personal property, is eligible for an exemption from the state share of the tax in the form of a credit, as provided in this section. A person claiming an exemption must pay the tax and may then take a credit equal to the state share of retail sales tax paid under RCW 82.08.020
. The person must submit information, in a form and manner prescribed by the department, specifying the amount of qualifying purchases or acquisitions for which the exemption is claimed and the amount of exempted tax.
(2) For the purposes of this section, "aluminum smelter" has the same meaning as provided in RCW 82.04.217
(3) A person claiming the tax preference provided in this section must file a complete annual report with the department under RCW 82.32.534
(4) Credits may not be claimed under this section for taxable events occurring on or after January 1, 2027.
Effective dates—2015 3rd sp.s. c 6:
See note following RCW 82.04.4266
Findings—Tax preference performance statement—2015 3rd sp.s. c 6 §§ 502-506:
See note following RCW 82.04.2909
Application—Finding—Intent—2010 c 114:
See notes following RCW 82.32.585
Intent—Construction—2009 c 535:
See notes following RCW 82.04.192
Intent—Effective date—2004 c 24:
See notes following RCW 82.04.2909