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Chapter 230-05 WAC

Last Update: 5/28/20

FEES

WAC Sections

RULES FOR PERMITS OR LICENSE YEARS ENDING ON OR AFTER JUNE 30, 2018
HTMLPDF230-05-101Implementation of new permit and license fees.
HTMLPDF230-05-104Defining "base license fee."
HTMLPDF230-05-106Defining "maximum annual license fee."
HTMLPDF230-05-108Defining "quarterly license fees."
HTMLPDF230-05-110Defining "gross gambling receipts rate."
HTMLPDF230-05-112Defining "gross gambling receipts."
HTMLPDF230-05-114Defining "net win."
HTMLPDF230-05-116Defining "quarterly license report."
HTMLPDF230-05-120Paying annual license fee.
HTMLPDF230-05-122Calculating quarterly license fees.
HTMLPDF230-05-124Quarterly license reports and quarterly license fees.
HTMLPDF230-05-125Report gross gambling receipts on the quarterly license report.
HTMLPDF230-05-126Online filing and payments required with waivers available upon request for good cause.
HTMLPDF230-05-128Renew your license in a timely manner.
HTMLPDF230-05-132Late filing of quarterly license reports or late payment of quarterly license fees—Penalties.
HTMLPDF230-05-134Amending quarterly license reports and changes to quarterly license fees paid.
HTMLPDF230-05-136Prorating or refunding fees.
HTMLPDF230-05-138Returned payments.
HTMLPDF230-05-140Outstanding fees.
HTMLPDF230-05-142Fees for review of gambling equipment, supplies, services, or games.
HTMLPDF230-05-160Charitable or nonprofit organization fees.
HTMLPDF230-05-165Commercial stimulant organization fees.
HTMLPDF230-05-170Fees for other businesses.
HTMLPDF230-05-175Individual license fees.
DISPOSITION OF SECTIONS FORMERLY CODIFIED IN THIS TITLE
230-05-001Prorating or refunding of fees. [Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 15-07-055 (Order 711), § 230-05-001, filed 3/13/15, effective 4/13/15; WSR 07-21-116 (Order 617), § 230-05-001, filed 10/22/07, effective 1/1/08; WSR 06-07-157 (Order 457), § 230-05-001, filed 3/22/06, effective 1/1/08.] Repealed by WSR 20-08-097, filed 3/30/20, effective 4/30/20. Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070.
230-05-005Fees for review of gambling equipment, supplies, services, or games. [Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 06-07-157 (Order 457), § 230-05-005, filed 3/22/06, effective 1/1/08.] Repealed by WSR 20-08-097, filed 3/30/20, effective 4/30/20. Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070.
230-05-010Returned payments. [Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 15-07-055 (Order 711), § 230-05-010, filed 3/13/15, effective 4/13/15; WSR 06-07-157 (Order 457), § 230-05-010, filed 3/22/06, effective 1/1/08.] Repealed by WSR 20-08-097, filed 3/30/20, effective 4/30/20. Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070.
230-05-015Two-part payment plan for license fees. [Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 13-19-051 (Order 691), § 230-05-015, filed 9/16/13, effective 10/17/13; WSR 06-07-157 (Order 457), § 230-05-015, filed 3/22/06, effective 1/1/08.] Repealed by WSR 20-08-097, filed 3/30/20, effective 4/30/20. Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070.
230-05-016Exceeding license class. [Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 18-05-026, § 230-05-016, filed 2/9/18, effective 5/1/18.] Repealed by WSR 20-08-097, filed 3/30/20, effective 4/30/20. Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070.
230-05-017Failing to apply for license class upgrade. [Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 18-05-026, § 230-05-017, filed 2/9/18, effective 5/1/18.] Repealed by WSR 20-08-097, filed 3/30/20, effective 4/30/20. Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070.
230-05-018Partial refund of license fees if gambling receipts limit not met. [Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 18-05-026, § 230-05-018, filed 2/9/18, effective 5/1/18.] Repealed by WSR 20-08-097, filed 3/30/20, effective 4/30/20. Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070.
230-05-020Charitable or nonprofit organization fees. [Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 14-19-123 (Order 704), § 230-05-020, filed 9/17/14, effective 11/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070 and 9.46.0209. WSR 13-19-056 (Order 692), § 230-05-020, filed 9/16/13, effective 10/17/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 07-23-083 (Order 621), § 230-05-020, filed 11/20/07, effective 1/1/08; WSR 07-03-082 (Order 606), § 230-05-020, filed 1/18/07, effective 1/1/08; WSR 06-07-157 (Order 457), § 230-05-020, filed 3/22/06, effective 1/1/08.] Repealed by WSR 20-08-097, filed 3/30/20, effective 4/30/20. Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070.
230-05-025Commercial stimulant fees. [Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 14-19-123 (Order 704), § 230-05-025, filed 9/17/14, effective 11/1/14; WSR 07-23-083 (Order 621), § 230-05-025, filed 11/20/07, effective 1/1/08; WSR 07-03-082 (Order 606), § 230-05-025, filed 1/18/07, effective 1/1/08; WSR 06-07-157 (Order 457), § 230-05-025, filed 3/22/06, effective 1/1/08.] Repealed by WSR 20-08-097, filed 3/30/20, effective 4/30/20. Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070.
230-05-030Fees for other businesses. [Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070, 9.46.0201. WSR 16-08-033 (Order 718), § 230-05-030, filed 3/30/16, effective 4/30/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 14-19-123 (Order 704), § 230-05-030, filed 9/17/14, effective 11/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070 and 9.46.0209. WSR 13-19-056 (Order 692), § 230-05-030, filed 9/16/13, effective 10/17/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 09-17-077 (Order 657), § 230-05-030, filed 8/14/09, effective 1/1/10; WSR 07-23-083 (Order 621), § 230-05-030, filed 11/20/07, effective 1/1/08; WSR 07-03-082 (Order 606), § 230-05-030, filed 1/18/07, effective 1/1/08; WSR 06-07-157 (Order 457), § 230-05-030, filed 3/22/06, effective 1/1/08.] Repealed by WSR 20-08-097, filed 3/30/20, effective 4/30/20. Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070.
230-05-035Individuals license fees. [Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 14-19-123 (Order 704), § 230-05-035, filed 9/17/14, effective 11/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070 and 9.46.0209. WSR 13-19-056 (Order 692), § 230-05-035, filed 9/16/13, effective 10/17/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 07-23-083 (Order 621), § 230-05-035, filed 11/20/07, effective 1/1/08; WSR 07-03-082 (Order 606), § 230-05-035, filed 1/18/07, effective 1/1/08; WSR 06-13-069 (Order 600), § 230-05-035, filed 6/19/06, effective 1/1/08; WSR 06-07-157 (Order 457), § 230-05-035, filed 3/22/06, effective 1/1/08.] Repealed by WSR 20-08-097, filed 3/30/20, effective 4/30/20. Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070.
230-05-102All licensed organizations report activity quarterly beginning with the July 1, 2018, through September 30, 2018, quarter. [Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 18-08-056, § 230-05-102, filed 3/30/18, effective 7/1/18.] Repealed by WSR 20-08-097, filed 3/30/20, effective 4/30/20. Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070.


PDF230-05-101

Implementation of new permit and license fees.

WAC 230-05-102 through 230-05-175 apply to all:
(1) Permits or license years ending on or after June 30, 2018;
(2) Permits or licenses issued on or after July 1, 2018; and
(3) Other fees assessed in this chapter on or after July 1, 2018.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 18-05-026, § 230-05-101, filed 2/9/18, effective 5/1/18.]



PDF230-05-104

Defining "base license fee."

(1) "Base license fee" is the fee you pay us when you:
(a) Apply for an organization license or permit; or
(b) Renew your organization's license or annual permit.
(2) "Base license fee" is the minimum annual license fee a licensed organization or permit holder will pay for operating an authorized activity.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 18-05-026, § 230-05-104, filed 2/9/18, effective 5/1/18.]



PDF230-05-106

Defining "maximum annual license fee."

"Maximum annual license fee" is the most you will pay to operate an authorized activity for the license year, which includes the:
(1) Base license fee; and
(2) Quarterly license fees.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 18-05-026, § 230-05-106, filed 2/9/18, effective 5/1/18.]



PDF230-05-108

Defining "quarterly license fees."

"Quarterly license fees" means the licensee's gross gambling receipts from the previous quarter multiplied by the gross gambling receipts rate.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 18-05-026, § 230-05-108, filed 2/9/18, effective 5/1/18.]



PDF230-05-110

Defining "gross gambling receipts rate."

"Gross gambling receipts rate" is the rate listed in this chapter that licensees use to calculate their quarterly license fees.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 18-05-026, § 230-05-110, filed 2/9/18, effective 5/1/18.]



PDF230-05-112

Defining "gross gambling receipts."

(1) "Gross gambling receipts" means the amount due to any operator of an authorized activity as described in subsection (5) of this section.
(2) The amounts must be stated in U.S. currency.
(3) The value must be before any deductions for prizes or other expenses, such as over/short.
(4) "Gross gambling receipts" does not include fees from players to enter player-supported jackpots. However, any portion of wagers deducted for any purpose other than increasing current prizes or repayment of amounts used to seed prizes are "gross gambling receipts."
(5) Gross gambling receipts for authorized activities:
Activity:
Gross gambling receipts include amounts due to any operator for:
(a) Punch board and pull-tab
Purchasing chances to play.
(b) Raffles and enhanced raffles
Purchasing chances to enter.
(c) Bingo
Fees or purchase of cards to participate.
(d) Amusement games
Amounts paid to play amusement games.
(e) Card games
• "Net win" from house-banked card games;
• Tournament entry fees;
• Administrative fees from player-supported jackpots;
• Fees to participate in nonhouse-banked card games.
(f) Manufacturers and distributors
(i) Fees from sales, rentals, leases, royalties, and service fees collected for the following gambling equipment in Washington to include, but not limited to:
• Bingo paper or bingo cards;
• Punch boards and pull-tabs;
• Devices for dispensing pull-tabs;
• Electronic devices for conducting, facilitating or accounting for the results of gambling activities;
• Cards;
• Dice;
• Gambling chips;
• Cash exchange terminals;
• Progressive meters;
• Gambling software;
• License agreements;
• Card shuffling devices;
• Graphical game layouts for table games;
• Ace finders or no-peek devices;
• Roulette wheels;
• Keno equipment;
• Tables manufactured exclusively for gambling purposes;
• Bet totalizers;
• Electronic devices for reading or displaying outcomes of gambling activities;
• Tribal lottery systems and components thereof.
(ii) Fees from the service, repair and modification of gambling equipment in Washington to include, but not limited to:
• Charges for labor and parts for repairing gambling equipment;
• Service fees related to gambling operations;
• Training or set-up fees;
• Maintenance contract fees related to gambling equipment and operations.
(g) Gambling service suppliers
Fees from gambling-related services provided in or to be used in Washington to include, but not limited to:
• Consulting, advisory or management services related to gambling;
• Interest from financing the purchase or lease of gambling equipment, infrastructure or facilities or equipment that supports gambling operations;
• Acting as a lending agent, loan services or placement agent;
• Assembly of components for gambling equipment to be used under a contract with a licensed manufacturer;
• Ongoing financial arrangements for gambling related software with a licensed manufacturer;
• Installing, integrating, maintaining, or servicing digital surveillance systems that allow direct access to the operating system;
• Training individuals to conduct authorized gambling activities;
• Performing testing and certification of tribal lottery systems in meeting requirements specified in the tribal-state compacts;
• Providing nonmanagement related recordkeeping or storage services for punch board and pull-tab operators;
• Ownership of proprietary games or equipment.
(h) Punch board/pull-tab service businesses
Providing nonmanagement related recordkeeping or storage services for punch board and pull-tab operators.
(i) Fund-raising event distributors
Fees from contracts to organize and conduct recreational gaming activities.
(j) Fund-raising events and agricultural fairs
Fees received from the operation of bingo, amusement games, raffles, lotteries, contests of chance, and/or net win from table games operated at a fund-raising event.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 20-08-095, § 230-05-112, filed 3/30/20, effective 4/30/20; WSR 18-05-026, § 230-05-112, filed 2/9/18, effective 5/1/18.]



PDF230-05-114

Defining "net win."

"Net win" means gross wagers received from gambling activities or fund-raising events minus the:
(1) Amount paid to players for winning wagers; and
(2) Accrual of prizes for progressive jackpot contests; and
(3) Repayment of amounts used to seed guaranteed progressive jackpot prizes.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 18-05-026, § 230-05-114, filed 2/9/18, effective 5/1/18.]



PDF230-05-116

Defining "quarterly license report."

"Quarterly license report" means the report:
(1) Filed by each licensed organization, annual permit holder and fund-raising event licensee thirty days after the end of each quarter; and
(2) Which includes the licensee's gross gambling receipts from the previous quarter multiplied by the gross gambling receipts rate to calculate the quarterly license fee due to the commission.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 18-05-026, § 230-05-116, filed 2/9/18, effective 5/1/18.]



PDF230-05-120

Paying annual license fee.

(1) All licensed organizations will pay annual license fees in up to five payments. The annual license fee includes:
(a) A base license fee paid with your:
(i) Initial application for a new license or permit; or
(ii) License renewal or annual permit application; and
(b) Quarterly license fees based on the gross gambling receipts reported on your quarterly license report.
(2) Licensed organizations starting a new activity will begin paying quarterly license fees on that activity upon completion of the first quarter, whether a partial or full quarter, after your license or annual permit was issued.
(3) Individual licensees will pay an annual license fee with their initial application or license renewal application.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 18-05-026, § 230-05-120, filed 2/9/18, effective 5/1/18.]



PDF230-05-122

Calculating quarterly license fees.

(1) The quarterly license fee is calculated based on the gross gambling receipts from the previous quarter as reported on your quarterly license report.
(2) Each license year, the quarterly license fees will be offset by the base license fee. (For example, if your base license fee is sixty-five dollars and your quarterly license fee is forty-five dollars for the first quarter, no additional amount is due for the first quarter. You would offset any future quarterly license fees by the remaining twenty dollars of your base license fee.)
[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 18-05-026, § 230-05-122, filed 2/9/18, effective 5/1/18.]



PDF230-05-124

Quarterly license reports and quarterly license fees.

All licensed organizations must submit quarterly license reports and quarterly license fees to us for each licensed gambling activity beginning with the first quarter of their license year. The quarterly license fee is due with the quarterly license report.
The quarterly license reports must be in the format we require and must:
(1)
Cover the period:
Be received by us no later than:
January 1 through March 31
April 30
April 1 through June 30
July 31
July 1 through September 30
October 31
October 1 through December 31
January 31
(2) Be received online at our administrative office or postmarked no later than the dates indicated in the table in subsection (1) of this section; and
(3) Be submitted even if there is no quarterly license fee payable to us; and
(4) Be accurate; and
(5) Be completed by the highest ranking executive officer or a designee. If someone other than the licensee or an employee prepares the report, the preparer must include his or her name and business telephone number on the report; and
(6) Be submitted for any period of time the license was valid, even if there was no gambling activity or the gambling license was not renewed.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 20-12-046, § 230-05-124, filed 5/28/20, effective 6/28/20; WSR 18-05-026, § 230-05-124, filed 2/9/18, effective 5/1/18.]



PDF230-05-125

Report gross gambling receipts on the quarterly license report.

(1) You must report your gross gambling receipts for each of your licensed gambling activities during the previous quarter on your quarterly license report.
(2) You must submit a quarterly license report even if you:
(a) Have paid the maximum annual license fee for your license year;
(b) You do not owe a quarterly license fee for the quarter;
(c) Have no gross gambling receipts to report;
(d) Close your business;
(e) Surrender your license;
(f) Do not renew your license; or
(g) Your license is revoked or suspended.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 18-11-055, § 230-05-125, filed 5/10/18, effective 6/10/18.]



PDF230-05-126

Online filing and payments required with waivers available upon request for good cause.

(1) All licensees must submit the following online:
(a) Renewal application and base license fees; and
(b) Quarterly license fees; and
(c) Quarterly license reports.
(2) We may waive these requirements if a licensed organization can show good cause. The reasons for good cause include:
(a) You do not have access to the internet using your own computer or similar equipment; or
(b) You do not have a bank account; or
(c) Your bank is unable to send electronic fund transactions; or
(d) Some other circumstance or condition exists that, in our judgment, prevents you from submitting online.
(3) We may waive these requirements if a licensed individual can show good cause. The reasons for good cause include:
(a) You do not have access to the internet using your own computer or similar equipment; or
(b) You do not have a bank account or credit card; or
(c) Your bank is unable to send electronic fund transactions; or
(d) Some other circumstance or condition exists that, in our judgment, prevents you from submitting online.
(4) You must request a waiver when applying for a new license or permit.
(5) A waiver will cover all fees and reports required under subsection (1) of this section.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 18-05-026, § 230-05-126, filed 2/9/18, effective 5/1/18.]



PDF230-05-128

Renew your license in a timely manner.

(1) You must renew online, unless you have received a waiver as outlined in this chapter and allow enough time to:
(a) Print the license prior to midnight before the license expires; or
(b) Have us print the license and mail it to you so you receive it before your license expires.
(2) If you have a waiver and are not renewing your license online, you must ensure a properly completed renewal application and all applicable license fees are received at our administrative office in Lacey at least fifteen days before the expiration date on the license.
(3) If you do not submit a properly completed renewal application and all fees and your license expires, you must immediately stop the gambling activity covered by your license.
(4) If your license expires, you must submit an application and you must not operate any gambling activity until a new license is issued.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 18-05-026, § 230-05-128, filed 2/9/18, effective 5/1/18.]



PDF230-05-132

Late filing of quarterly license reports or late payment of quarterly license feesPenalties.

(1) Licensees who do not file their quarterly license reports and/or pay quarterly license fees within thirty days from the end of each quarter are in violation of this chapter.
(2) Licensees will be afforded one thirty-day late filing and payment period after their quarterly license reports and quarterly license fees are due. However, a twenty-five dollar fee will be charged for each day a licensee fails to file a quarterly license report or pay quarterly license fees during the thirty-day late filing and payment period.
(3) A licensee's failure to file quarterly license reports or pay quarterly license fees during the thirty-day late filing and payment period could result in administrative action against your licenses.
(4) Licensees will be responsible for paying any outstanding license fees including, but not limited to, late fees and any additional costs associated with the collection of these fees before a license suspension is lifted or a new licensing application is approved.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 18-05-026, § 230-05-132, filed 2/9/18, effective 5/1/18.]



PDF230-05-134

Amending quarterly license reports and changes to quarterly license fees paid.

(1) You must amend any previously submitted quarterly license reports immediately upon discovering a discrepancy in reporting your gross gambling receipts or quarterly license fees paid.
(2) Any additional quarterly license fees due as a result of an amended quarterly license report will be due immediately upon filing your amended quarterly license report. You may face administrative action against your license for failing to accurately report. If you overpaid your quarterly license fees, you may receive a refund after we deduct our processing costs.
(3) You must submit amended quarterly license reports and any related payments to us online unless you have a waiver.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 18-05-026, § 230-05-134, filed 2/9/18, effective 5/1/18.]



PDF230-05-136

Prorating or refunding fees.

(1) We may prorate organization license fees when we adjust expiration dates to schedule our workload.
(2) We may adjust expiration dates to end on the same day for organizations licensed for more than one activity. Whenever we adjust license expiration dates under this provision, we may prorate the required fees.
(3) We will not prorate or refund fees when:
(a) You discontinue your gambling activities; or
(b) You voluntarily surrender your license or permit; or
(c) We suspend or revoke your license.
(4) We keep a portion of your application or license fees for processing costs when:
(a) We deny or administratively close your application; or
(b) You withdraw your application; or
(c) You overpaid us; or
(d) We received duplicate license fees.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 18-05-026, § 230-05-136, filed 2/9/18, effective 5/1/18.]



PDF230-05-138

Returned payments.

(1) If your bank returns your payment to us for any reason, you must:
(a) Pay us in full, by certified check, money order, or cash, within five days of notification; and
(b) Reimburse our processing costs which would include, but not be limited to, time spent notifying you and seeking payment.
(2) If you fail to pay within five days of notification:
(a) We will administratively close your application; or
(b) Your license expires and all gambling activity must stop; or
(c) Administrative action may be taken against your license(s).
(3) If we administratively close your application or your license expires, you must give us a new application with fees paid by certified check, money order, or cash in order to be considered for a license.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 20-08-095, § 230-05-138, filed 3/30/20, effective 4/30/20; WSR 18-05-026, § 230-05-138, filed 2/9/18, effective 5/1/18.]



PDF230-05-140

Outstanding fees.

(1) You must pay all outstanding fees assessed and owed if you:
(a) Stop operating the gambling activity; or
(b) Close your business; or
(c) Surrender your license; or
(d) Do not renew your license; or
(e) Your license is revoked.
(2) If you do not pay, we may take action against other licenses you hold or refer the debt to collections, or both.
(3) Licensees will be responsible for paying any outstanding license fees, including late fees, and any additional licensing or processing costs associated with the collection of these fees before a licensing suspension is lifted or any new licensing application is approved.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 18-05-026, § 230-05-140, filed 2/9/18, effective 5/1/18.]



PDF230-05-142

Fees for review of gambling equipment, supplies, services, or games.

(1) You must apply to us if you want to submit gambling equipment, supplies, services, or games for our review.
(2) You must pay the application deposit before we perform the review.
(3) You must also reimburse us for any additional costs of the review.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 20-08-095, § 230-05-142, filed 3/30/20, effective 4/30/20; WSR 18-05-026, § 230-05-142, filed 2/9/18, effective 5/1/18.]



PDF230-05-160

Charitable or nonprofit organization fees.

Bona fide charitable and nonprofit organizations must pay the following fees:
(1) Annual licenses:
License Type
Base License Fee
Gross Gambling Receipts Rate
Maximum Annual License Fee
Amusement games
$65 plus $65 per approved location
0.730%
$1,000
Bingo
$65
0.460%
$11,000
Card games - House-banked
$10,000
1.462%
$40,000
Card games - Nonhouse-banked
$65
0.430%
$1,000
Combination
$125
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Fund-raising equipment distributor
$270
1.430%
$700
Punch board/pull-tabs
$650
1.430%
$10,000
Raffles
$65
3.380%
$2,000
Raffle - Credit Union
$65
3.380%
$2,000
Enhanced raffles
$5,000
0.430%
$32,000
(2) Event licenses or permits:
License Type
Base License Fee
Gross Gambling Receipts Rate
Maximum Annual License Fee
Fund-raising event
$180
3.130%
$1,000
Recreational gaming activity
$65
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-
Special property bingo/change of bingo premises
$30
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-
(3) Change fees:
Change of:
Fee
Name
$100
Location
$100
Fund-raising event location, date, or time
$50
(4) Other fees:
Transaction
Fee
Add a new amusement game location
$65
Duplicate license
$50
Review, inspection, and/or evaluation of gambling equipment, supplies, services, games, or schemes
Deposit and cost reimbursement
[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 20-04-011, § 230-05-160, filed 1/24/20, effective 2/24/20; WSR 18-05-026, § 230-05-160, filed 2/9/18, effective 5/1/18.]



PDF230-05-165

Commercial stimulant organization fees.

All commercial stimulant organizations must pay the following fees:
(1) Annual licenses:
License Type
Base License Fee
Gross Gambling Receipts Rate
Maximum Annual License Fee
Card games - Nonhouse-banked
$65
1.462%
$20,000
Card games - House-banked
$10,000
1.462%
$40,000
Punch boards/pull-tabs
$700
1.430%
$13,000
(2) Change fees:
Change of:
Fee
Name
$100
Location
$100
Business classification (same owners)
$100
Corporate stock/limited liability company shares/units
$100
License transfers
$100
(3) Other fees:
Transaction
Fee
Duplicate License
$50
[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 18-05-026, § 230-05-165, filed 2/9/18, effective 5/1/18.]



PDF230-05-170

Fees for other businesses.

All other business organizations must pay the following fees:
(1) Annual licenses or permits:
License Type
Base License Fee
Gross Gambling Receipts Rate
Maximum Annual License Fee
Agricultural fair bingo (annual permit)
$200
-
-
Call centers for enhanced raffles
$4,800
-
-
Commercial amusement games
$500 plus $65 per approved location
1.130%
$11,000
Distributor
$700
1.430%
$7,000
Fund-raising event distributor
$280
1.430%
$1,000
Linked bingo prize providers
$1,500
.046%
$20,000
Manufacturer
$1,500
1.430%
$25,000
Manufacturer's special sales permit
$250
-
-
Punch board/pull-tab service business permit
$250
-
-
Gambling service supplier
$300
1.430%
$7,000
(2) Events or permits:
License or Permit Type
Base License Fee
Gross Gambling Receipts Rate
Maximum Annual License Fee
Recreational gaming activity
$65
-
-
Special property bingo
$30
-
-
(3) Change fees:
Change of:
Fee
Name
$100
Location
$100
Business classification (same owners)
$100
Corporate stock/limited liability company shares/units
$100
License transfers
$100
(4) Other fees:
Transaction
Fee
Add a new amusement game location
$65
Defective punch board/pull-tab cost recovery fees
Up to $100
Duplicate license
$50
Pre- and post-licensing investigations
Cost reimbursement
Review, inspection, and/or evaluation of gambling equipment, supplies, services, games, schemes, or group 12 amusement games
Deposit and cost reimbursement
[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 18-11-055, § 230-05-170, filed 5/10/18, effective 6/10/18.]



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Individual license fees.

Individuals must pay the following fees:
(1) Annual license and additional employer fees:
License Type
New Application Fee
Annual Renewal Fee
Additional or Change of Employer Fee
Call center for enhanced raffle representative
$275
$170
-
Card room employee license - Nonhouse-banked (Class A)
$200
$95
$65
Card room employee license - Class F and house-banked (Class B)
$275 (in-state)
$340 (out-of-state)
$170
$65
Charitable or nonprofit gambling manager
$200
$95
$95
Commercial gambling manager
$200
$95
$95
Distributor representative
$275
$170
$65
Linked bingo prize provider representative
$275
$170
$65
Manufacturer representative
$275
$170
$65
Gambling service supplier representative
$275
$170
$65
(2) Class B card room employees must pay the out-of-state application fee if over the last ten years the applicant lived outside of Washington for six nonconsecutive months or more.
(3) Other service fees:
Transaction
Fee
Change of name
$30
Card room employee emergency waiver request
$65
Duplicate license
$30
(4) Military personnel returning from service. If a license expires while an individual is on active military service, the individual may apply to have their license reissued at the renewal fee. The application must be received within six months after completing their active military service. The applicant must provide evidence of the completion date of active military service.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 18-08-053, § 230-05-175, filed 3/30/18, effective 5/1/18.]