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Improving and updating administrative provisions related to the board of tax appeals (Jinkins)

Changes the composition of the board of tax appeals and updates the administrative provisions of the board.

EFFECT OF HOUSE FLOOR AMENDMENT:
(1) Authorizes the Board of Tax Appeals (BTA) to grant a stay of collections pending an appeal. (2) Authorizes a direct appeal from the BTA to the Court of Appeals in certain circumstances. (3) Authorizes the BTA to grant attorneys fees to a prevailing party in an appeal against the Department of Revenue or the Board of Equalization during a formal hearing under certain circumstances.

Hearing Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 -- 10:00 am

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=2777&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)