82.08.207  <<  82.08.215 >>   82.08.225

ExemptionsLarge private airplanes. (Expires July 1, 2031.)

(1)(a) The tax levied by RCW 82.08.020 does not apply to:
(i) Sales of large private airplanes to nonresidents of this state; and
(ii) Sales of or charges made for labor and services rendered in respect to repairing, cleaning, altering, or improving large private airplanes owned by nonresidents of this state.
(b) The exemption provided by this section applies only when the large private airplane is not required to be registered with the department of transportation, or its successor, under chapter 47.68 RCW. The airplane owner or lessee claiming an exemption under this section must provide the department, upon request, a copy of the written statement required under *RCW 47.68.250(5)(c)(ii) documenting the airplane's registration exemption and any additional information the department may require.
(2) Sellers making tax-exempt sales under this section must obtain an exemption certificate from the buyer in a form and manner prescribed by the department. The seller must retain a copy of the exemption certificate for the seller's files. In lieu of an exemption certificate, a seller may capture the relevant data elements as allowed under the streamlined sales and use tax agreement. For sellers who electronically file their taxes, the department must provide a separate tax reporting line for exemption amounts claimed under this section.
(3) Upon request, the department of transportation must provide to the department of revenue information needed by the department of revenue to verify eligibility under this section.
(4) For purposes of this section "large private airplane" means an airplane not used in interstate commerce, not owned or leased by a government entity, weighing more than forty-one thousand pounds, and assigned a category A, B, C, or D test flow management system aircraft weight class by the federal aviation administration's office of aviation policy and plans.
(5) This section expires July 1, 2031.


*Reviser's note: RCW 47.68.250 was amended by 2021 c 131 § 2, changing subsection (5)(c)(ii) to subsection (6)(c)(ii).
Effective date2013 2nd sp.s. c 13: "Part XI of this act takes effect January 1, 2014." [ 2013 2nd sp.s. c 13 § 1905.]
IntentFindingsTax preference review2020 c 304 §§ 1-5; 2013 2nd sp.s. c 13 §§ 1101-1105: See note following RCW 47.68.250.
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