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WAC 230-16-185

Accounting records for manufacturers and distributors.

Manufacturers and distributors must keep and maintain a complete set of records for their licensed activity. They must, at least:
(1) Use the double entry accounting method, update these records at least once a month and provide a monthly balance for each account; and
(2) Maintain their records in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and ensure the records can be reconciled to the licensee's federal income tax return; and
(3) Keep:
(a) Cash disbursements book (check register) - Manufacturers and distributors must document all expenses, both gambling and nongambling related, with invoices or other appropriate supporting documents. They must enter information monthly and include, at least:
(i) The date the check was issued or payment made;
(ii) The number of the check; and
(iii) The name of the payee; and
(iv) Type of expense; and
(b) Cash receipts - Manufacturers and distributors must keep a record of cash sales and cash received from all sources. They must enter information for each payment received monthly and include, at least, the:
(i) Date; and
(ii) Name of the person paying; and
(iii) Amount; and
(c) General ledger - Manufacturers and distributors whose gambling related sales are greater than five hundred thousand dollars per year must have a general ledger which contains, in addition to all other accounts by month, a separate sales account for each type of sale; and
(d) Bank reconciliation - Manufacturers and distributors must reconcile their accounts each month. "Reconcile" means the manufacturer or distributor must compare the two balances, resolve any differences, and document the comparison and the differences in writing; and
(e) Copies of all financial data - Manufacturers and distributors must keep copies of all financial data that supports tax reports to governmental agencies; and
(4) Maintain copies of all agreements regarding sales or leasing of gambling equipment and supplies that fully disclose all terms.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 07-19-069 (Order 615), ยง 230-16-185, filed 9/17/07, effective 1/1/08.]
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