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Chapter 84.08 RCW

GENERAL POWERS AND DUTIES OF DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE

RCW Sections

84.08.005Adoption of provisions of chapter 82.01 RCW.
84.08.010Powers of department of revenue -- General supervision -- Rules and processes -- Visitation of counties.
84.08.020Additional powers -- To advise county and local officers -- Books and blanks -- Reports.
84.08.030Additional powers -- To test work of assessors -- Supplemental assessment lists -- Audits.
84.08.040Additional powers -- To keep valuation records -- Access to files of other public offices.
84.08.050Additional powers -- Access to books and records -- Hearings -- Investigation of complaints.
84.08.060Additional powers -- Power over county boards of equalization -- Reconvening -- Limitation on increase in property value in appeals to board of tax appeals from county board of equalization.
84.08.070Rules and regulations authorized.
84.08.080Department to decide questions of interpretation.
84.08.115Department to prepare explanation of property tax system.
84.08.120Duty to obey orders of department of revenue.
84.08.130Appeals from county board of equalization to board of tax appeals -- Notice.
84.08.140Appeals from levy of taxing district to department of revenue.
84.08.190Assessors to meet with department of revenue.
84.08.210Confidentiality and privilege of tax information -- Exceptions -- Penalty.

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 debts -- Fees: RCW 19.16.500.

Taxing districts, general limitation of indebtedness: Chapter 39.36 RCW.