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AGO 1982 No. 12 >  September 23, 1982
CONTRACTS - SALES - INTEREST - SERVICE CHARGE
LEGALITY OF VARIABLE RATE SERVICE CHARGE UNDER WASHINGTON RETAIL INSTALLMENT SALES ACT So long as the maximum rate does not exceed that which is permitted by RCW 63.14.130(1) in those instances where that statute applies, the Washington Retail Installment Sales Act, as codified in chapter 63.14 RCW, does not prohibit a retail seller from imposing a variable rate of service charge in a retail installment contract for the purchase of a manufactured home.
AGO 1974 No. 25 >  December 24, 1974
CITIES AND TOWNS - OPTIONAL MUNICIPAL CODE - PROPERTY - SALES - COMPETITIVE BIDS
CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- OPTIONAL MUNICIPAL CODE ‑- PROPERTY ‑- SALES ‑- COMPETITIVE BIDS Unless restricted by the provisions of it own charter, a code city may, but is not required to call for bids on real property owned by it before selling such property either to a private party or to any other purchaser.
AGO 1956 No. 197 >  January 27, 1956
USURY - SALES - CARRYING CHARGES ON CONDITIONAL SALES CONTRACT NOT USURY
USURY - SALES - CARRYING CHARGES ON CONDITIONAL SALES CONTRACT NOT USURY Where the parties do not contemplate a loan transaction carrying charges may not be considered as interest or charges so as to bring the transaction within the purview of the Small Loan Act.
AGO 1955 No. 4 >  January 11, 1955
PUBLIC LANDS - SALE OF VALUABLE MATERIALS - PUBLIC OFFICERS - SALES - STATE PROPERTY
PUBLIC LANDS ‑- SALE OF VALUABLE MATERIALS ‑- PUBLIC OFFICERS ‑- SALES ‑- STATE PROPERTY With the exception of gravel taken from the bed of the Columbia River where that river forms the boundary line between the States of Oregon and Washington, the Commissioner of Public Lands of Washington is required to exact cash for all gravel sold from the beds of navigable rivers in the State of Washington.
AGO 1954 No. 341 >  November 9, 1954
INDIANS - LAND - SALES - TAXATION
INDIANS -- LAND -- SALES -- TAXATION Where land allotted to the individual Indian in fee is conveyed by a deed which names the Indian, as grantor, with the approval of the Department of Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, the sale is by the individual Indian and subject to the real estate excise tax.
AGLO 1975 No. 91 >  December 1, 1975
SALES - CONTRACTS - BANKS AND BANKING - CREDIT CARDS
COMPUTATION OF FINANCE CHARGES Chapter 63.14 RCW relating to retail installment sales, does not prohibit the use of the "previous balance" method of computing finance charges for sales governed by that act.
AGLO 1974 No. 16 >  February 1, 1974
CONTRACTS - INSTALLMENT - SALES - INTEREST
APPLICABILITY OF RCW 63.14.130 TO CERTAIN INTERSTATE SALES OF GOODS Where a retail installment contract is entered into in the state of Washington between a seller having his principal place of business in this state and a buyer residing in the state of Idaho, with the merchandise being purchased to be delivered by the seller to the buyer in Idaho, the maximum service charge fixed by RCW 63.14.130 applies.
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