USA Statutes : washington
Title : Cemeteries, morgues, and human remains
Chapter : Private cemeteries
RCW 68.20.110Nonprofit cemetery association Tax exempt land.Nonprofit cemetery associations shall be authorized to purchase or take by gift or devise, and hold land exempt from execution and from any appropriation to public purposes for the sole purpose of a cemetery not exceeding eighty acres, which shall be exempt from taxation if intended to be used exclusively for burial purposes without discrimination as to race, color, national origin or ancestry, and in nowise with a view to profit of the members of such association: PROVIDED, That when the land already held by the association is all practically used then the amount thereof may be increased by adding thereto not exceeding twenty acres at a time.[2005 c 365 § 72; 1961 c 103 § 2; 1899 c 33 § 3; RRS § 3766. Formerly RCW 68.20.110 and 68.24.200.]Notes:Construction -- 1961 c 103: See note following RCW 49.60.040.Property taxes, exemptions: RCW 84.36.020. RCW 68.20.120Sold lots exempt from taxes, etc. Nonprofit associations.Burial lots, sold by *such association shall be for the sole purpose of interment, and shall be exempt from taxation, execution, attachment or other claims, lien or process whatsoever, if used as intended, exclusively for burial purposes and in nowise with a view to profit.[1899 c 33 § 5; RRS § 3768. Formerly RCW 68.24.210.]Notes:*Reviser's note: For "such association," see note following RCW 68.20.110.Cemetery property exempt fromexecution: RCW 68.24.220.taxation: RCW 84.36.020.