Chapter 84.08 RCW

GENERAL POWERS AND DUTIES OF DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE

Sections
Adoption of provisions of chapter 82.01 RCW.
Powers of department of revenueGeneral supervisionRules and processesVisitation of counties.
Additional powersTo advise county and local officersBooks and blanksReports.
Additional powersTo test work of assessorsSupplemental assessment listsAudits.
Additional powersTo keep valuation recordsAccess to files of other public offices.
Additional powersAccess to books and recordsHearingsInvestigation of complaints.
Additional powersPower over county boards of equalizationReconveningLimitation on increase in property value in appeals to board of tax appeals from county board of equalization.
Rules and regulations authorized.
Department to decide questions of interpretation.
Department to prepare explanation of property tax system.
Duty to obey orders of department of revenue.
Appeals from county board of equalization to board of tax appealsNotice.
Appeals from levy of taxing district to department of revenue.
Assessors to meet with department of revenue.
Confidentiality and privilege of tax informationExceptionsPenalty.
NOTES:
Constitutional limitations on taxation: State Constitution Art. 2 § 40, Art. 7, Art. 11, §§ 9, 12.
Public bodies may retain collection agencies to collect public debtsFees: RCW 19.16.500.
Taxing districts, general limitation of indebtedness: Chapter 39.36 RCW.
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