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1013 8th Avenue
Seattle, WA, 98104
United States

(206)762-1991

The mission of Seattle Presbytery is to participate, in word and deed, in God’s transforming work through the Gospel of Jesus Christ: †by strengthening the witness and mission of our congregations and members and by building strong partnerships with each other and the larger Christian community.

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WA State Tax Law Changes

Seattle Presbytery

Changes in tax laws impact Washington State churches

The Washington State Department of Revenue has released this informative bulletin about changes in tax laws as they effect churches in Washington State.  These changes may provide some additional flexibility to churches in the uses of their properties.

The Department of Revenue bulletin follows:

The 2014 Legislature passed Senate Bill 6405 which took effect June 12, 2014. This measure provides new opportunities for churches to rent or loan their exempt property to the public. The informational flyer regarding maintaining your churches property tax exemption has been updated and is available on the agency’s website.  The flyer can be viewed by clicking on this link:

http://dor.wa.gov/Docs/Pubs/Prop_Tax/PropertyTaxExmptChurch.pdf

The special notice regarding Senate Bill 6405 is available on the agency’s website and can be viewed by clicking on this link: http://dor.wa.gov/Docs/Pubs/SpecialNotices/2014/sn_14_ExemptNonprofits.pdf

If you have concerns regarding this information, contact the Department of Revenue.