Pet Adoption Fees Not Taxable in Washington

Monday, July 24th, 2017

 
 
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The Washington Department of Revenue recently issued a notice stating that pet adoption fees charged by animal rescue organizations are not subject to sales tax.

Adoption fees charged by certain organizations are not taxable. These organizations include animal care and control agencies and animal rescue groups. Animal care and control agencies are local agencies or organizations that enforce ordinances on the care, control, licensing, or treatment of animals. Animal rescue groups are nonprofit organizations whose primary purpose is preventing harm to and rehoming animals.

Adoption fees are the amounts charged to adopt animals. They do not include charges for items such as food, identification tags, collars, and leashes.

https://www.ttrus.com/sites/default/files/newspdf/sn_17_PetAdoptionFees_1500934347.pdf


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