1. RCW 84.56.023 authorizes counties to accept payment of property taxes by credit card. If the county utilizes this procedure, it must collect fully payment of taxes, interest and penalties without discount. 2. RCW 84.56.023 does not grant the county the authority to collect from the taxpayer a service fee on behalf of the bank issuing the credit card.
AGO 1991 NO. 2 > Jan 22 1991