Chapter 3.56


3.56.010    Imposition.

3.56.020    Rate.

3.56.030    Administration and collection.

3.56.040    Inspection of records.

3.56.050    Contract with Department of Revenue.

3.56.060    Failure or refusal to collect.

3.56.010 Imposition.

There is levied a sales or use tax, as the case may be, upon every taxable event as defined in RCW 82.14.020, occurring within the city limits. The tax shall be levied upon and collected from those persons from whom the state sales or use tax is collected pursuant to Chapters 82.08 and 82.12 RCW. [Ord. 695 § 1, 1970.]

3.56.020 Rate.

The rate of tax levied by CMC 3.56.010 shall be one-half of one percent of the selling price or value of the article used as the case may be; provided, however, that during such period as there is in effect a sales or use tax imposed or levied by Asotin County, then the rate of tax levied by this chapter shall be four hundred twenty-five one-thousandths of one percent. [Ord. 695 § 2, 1970.]

3.56.030 Administration and collection.

The administration and collection of the tax by this chapter shall be in accordance with the provisions of RCW 82.14.050. [Ord. 695 § 3, 1970.]

3.56.040 Inspection of records.

The city consents to the inspection of such records as are necessary to qualify the city for the inspection of records of the Department of Revenue pursuant to RCW 82.32.330. [Ord. 695 § 4, 1970.]

3.56.050 Contract with Department of Revenue.

The mayor is authorized and directed to enter into a contract with the Department of Revenue of the state of Washington for administration of the tax levied by this chapter. [Ord. 695 § 5, 1970.]

3.56.060 Failure or refusal to collect.

Any seller who fails or refuses to collect the tax as required with the intent to violate the provisions of this chapter or to gain some advantage or benefit, either direct or indirect, and any buyer who refuses to pay any tax due under this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. [Ord. 695 § 6, 1970.]