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2020 PROPERTY TAX LEGISLATION


Important Information

REET Information

Here is some helpful information regarding Real Estate Excise Tax (REET).

Statewide Commercial Sales

This database allows users to search for statewide commercial sales that have been provided by some counties. Here are instructions if you'd like to gain access and/or upload your county's commercial sales.

Nonprofit & Tribal Property Tax Exemption Search

This database allows users to search for properties currently receiving a property tax exemption under chapter 84.36 RCW based on qualifying use by a nonprofit organization or tribal government.

Upcoming Deadlines


May 1

  • Prior year current use farm and agriculture land applications are considered approved unless assessor has notified owner otherwise (RCW 84.34.035).
  • Private rail car company annual statement due (RCW 84.16.020).

May 31*

  • County assessors complete and list valuation on all property. Property may be added later (new construction and mobile homes) after giving written notice to the taxpayer (RCW 84.40.040).

Also in May

  • Personal property listings received after the due date (April 30) are subject to a penalty of an additional 5% per month - not to exceed $50 per calendar day if less than one month - to a maximum 25% of the tax due (RCW 84.40.130).

 

*IF A DUE DATE FALLS ON A SATURDAY, SUNDAY, OR LEGAL HOLIDAY, THE DUE DATE CHANGES TO THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY (RCW 1.12.070)

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