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Department of Revenue

RCW 82, 83, 84

The Department of Revenue collects revenues to fund public services in Washington state. This includes the administration of tax programs and business licensing, collection of revenues on behalf of the state and local governments, and the provision of tax policy analysis and interpretation to assist in the formulation of sound tax policy.

Agency Mission

Our mission is to fairly and efficiently collect revenues to fund public services.
Request 354,903,000
Net change from current biennium 6,830,000 Increase
Percent change from current biennium 2.0% Increase

Operating Budget: Summary

Appropriated Funds

2019-21 Appropriations Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   2017-19 Actual 2019-21 Estimated 2021-23 Proposed
1,828,000 1,828,000 General Fund - Federal
304,526,000 General Fund - State 253,471,961 304,526,000 310,346,000
7,368,000 Timber Tax Distribution Account - State 4,614,466 7,368,000 7,238,000
20,666,000 Business License Account - State 12,707,665 20,666,000 20,242,000
168,000 Waste Reduct/Recycle/Litter Control - State 155,478 168,000 164,000
State Toxics Control Account - State 43,652
119,000 Model Toxics Control Operating Acct - State 119,000 114,000
5,000,000 Financial Services Regulation Acct - State 5,000,000 5,000,000 5,000,000
13,486,000 13,486,000 Pension Funding Stabilization Acct - State 13,488,000
Performance Audits of Government - State 4,640,000
353,161,000 15,314,000 Total Appropriated Funds 294,121,223 337,847,000 343,104,000

Non-Appropriated Funds

2019-21 Non-Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Balance Non-Apropriated Funds 2017-19 Actual 2019-21 Estimated 2021-23 Proposed
(10,226,000) Unclaimed Personal Property Account - Nonappropriated 11,665,113 10,226,000 11,799,000
2,884,982 2,884,982 Info Tech Invest Rev Acct - Nonappropriated
2,884,982 (7,341,018) Total Non-Appropriated Funds 11,665,113 10,226,000 11,799,000

Operating Budget: Program Summary

Program Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
Annual Total 156,010,750 166,767,878 59,294,518 178,433,000 176,470,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
33,282,191 12.2% (79,723,940) (26.1%) 128,840,604 57.0%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2018-19 Actual 2019-20 Estimated 2020-21 Estimated 2021-22 Proposed 2022-23 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 1,206.4 1,198.0 1,090.7 1,350.0 1,372.3