On June 30, 2013, Washington enacted S.B. 5882
, which creates, expands, and extends tax preferences for certain activities. The enacted preferences include the creation of a B&O exemption for qualified payroll and human resource companies, the creation of a sales tax exemption for the sale of certain financial data, and a temporary B&O exemption for sales of certain dairy products. For businesses providing one of the noted products or services, a Washington tax preference may be available.