Statements — Reports — Information — Filing — Requirements.
(1) In order to determine whether organizations, associations, corporations, or institutions, except those exempted under RCW 84.36.020 and 84.36.030, are exempt from property taxes, and before the exemption shall be allowed for any year, the superintendent or manager or other proper officer of the organization, association, corporation, or institution claiming exemption from taxation shall file with the department of revenue a statement certifying that the income and the receipts thereof, including donations to it, have been applied to the actual expenses of operating and maintaining it, or for its capital expenditures, and to no other purpose. This report shall also include a statement of the receipts and disbursements of the exempt organization, association, corporation, or institution.
(2) Educational institutions claiming exemption under RCW 84.36.050 shall also file a list of all property claimed to be exempt, the purpose for which it is used, the revenue derived from it for the preceding year, the use to which the revenue was applied, the number of students who attended the school or college, the total revenues of the institution with the source from which they were derived, and the purposes to which the revenues were applied, listing the items of such revenues and expenditures in detail.
(3) The reports required under subsections (1) and (2) of this section may be submitted electronically, in a format provided or approved by the department, or mailed to the department. The reports shall be submitted on or before March 31st of each year. The department shall remove the tax exemption from the property of any organization, association, corporation, or institution that does not file the required report with the department on or before the due date. However, the department shall allow a reasonable extension of time for filing upon receipt of a written request on or before the required filing date and for good cause shown therein.
[2007 c 111 § 305; 1973 2nd ex.s. c 40 § 14.]
| Part headings not law -- 2007 c 111: See note following RCW 82.16.120.|