Washington Resale Exemption Certificate
A sales tax exemption certificate can be used by businesses (or in some cases, individuals) who are making purchases that are exempt from the Washington sales tax. You can download a PDF of the Washington Resale Exemption Certificate (Form 20) on this page. For other Washington sales tax exemption certificates, go here.
This certificate provides an exemption where items that are purchased are used to be re-sold or in the manufacture of products that are meant for re-sale.
Resale Exemption CertificateResale Certificate 1. Name of Seller: 2. Name of Buyer/Business: 3. Address of Buyer: Street, City, State & Zip Code 4. Buyers State Tax Registration/UBI Number: 5. Buyer is in the business of: 6. Types of items purchased for resale: The buyer certifies that it is purchasing the items listed on line 6 (please check appropriate box): For resale in the regular course of business without intervening use. For use as an ingredient or component part of a new article of tangible personal property to be produced for sale, as a chemical to be used in processing a new article of tangible personal property to be produced for sale, or for use as feed, seed, seedlings, fertilizer, or spray materials in its capacity as a farmer. The buyer acknowledges that it is solely responsible for purchasing within the categories listed on line 6. The buyer acknowledges that misuse of the resale privilege subjects the buyer to a penalty of 50 percent of the tax due, in addition to the tax, interest, and any other penalties imposed by law. Print Name: Name of Person Authorized By the Buyer to Sign the Resale Certificate Signature: Signature of Authorized Agent of the Buyer Effective Date: through (optional) Blanket certificates are valid for as long as the buyer and seller have a recurring business relationship. A recurring business relationship means at least one sale transaction within a period of twelve consecutive months. RCW 82.08.050 (7)(c). Date Signed: Seller must maintain a copy. Please do not send to Department of Revenue. Reference Rule and Statute (RCW 82.08.130 and WAC 458.20.102) For tax assistance, visit dor.wa.gov or call 1-800-647-7706. To inquire about the availability of this document in an alternate format for the visually impaired, please call (360) 705-6715. Teletype (TTY) users may call 1-800-451-7985. REV 27 0020 (8/21/08)
Document Title: RESALE CERTIFICATE
Extracted from PDF file wa-resale.pdf, last modified October 2000
More about the Washington Resale Exemption Certificate
This ia a Resale Certificate, which is a special type of sales tax exemption certificate intended for use by businesses or individuals who are purchasing goods which will be resold. Since sales taxes are meant to be paid by the end consumer of the goods, resellers and dealers are allowed to purchase their inventory of goods for resale tax-free.
Other Washington Sales Tax Certificates:
SalesTaxHandbook has an additional four Washington sales tax certificates that you may need.
|Certificate Code||Certificate Name|
|21||Manufacturers Sales and Use Tax Exemption Certificate|
|Sample Exemption Certificate|
|SST||Streamlined Sales Tax Certificate of Exemption|
|SST-MULTI||Streamlined Sales Tax Certificate of Exemption (Multistate)|
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