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AGO 1980 No. 9 >  March 12, 1980
COUNTIES - HOME RULE CHARTER - TAXATION
AUTHORITY OF A 'HOME RULE' CHARTER COUNTY TO IMPOSE A COUNTY-WIDE BUSINESS AND OCCUPATION TAX A county, including a county which has adopted a "home rule" charter under Article XI, § 4 (Amendment 21) of the Washington Constitution, does not have the authority, in the absence of some form of statutory authorization by the state legislature, to impose a county-wide business and occupation tax.
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