Costco Wholesale 10-Q 2005
Costco Wholesale Corporation
With respect to the subject registration statements, we acknowledge our awareness of the use therein of our report dated March 23, 2005 related to our review of interim financial information.
Pursuant to Rule 436 under the Securities Act of 1933 (the Act), such report is not considered part of a registration statement prepared or certified by an independent registered public accountant, or a report prepared or certified by an independent registered public accountant within the meaning of Sections 7 and 11 of the Act.
/s/ KPMG LLP
March 23, 2005