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2021 PROPERTY TAX LEGISLATION BILLS PASSED


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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


December1

  • Penalty of 8% assessed on the current year’s delinquent taxes (RCW 84.56.020).
  • DOR posts updated annual utilities report online.
  • DOR will estimate the real property ratio for any county that has not submitted all reports necessary to calculate ratio (RCW 84.48.080[1][a]).

December 6

  • (First Monday in December) Boards of County Commissioners may meet to hold budget hearings provided for in RCW 36.40.070 (RCW 36.40.071).
  • (First Monday in December) The county legislative must certify the amount of taxes levied by most taxing districts, within or coextensive with the county to the county assessor (RCW 84.52.070(1)).

December 15

  • Boards of County Commissioners must certify the amount of taxes levied for county purposes to the assessor (RCW 84.52.070).

December 31

  • (On or before Dec. 31) DOR prepares stumpage values for January through June 2020 (RCW 84.33.091).
  • Application due date for Senior Citizens and Disabled Persons Property Tax exemption for coming year (RCW 84.36.385).
  • Current Use Program and Designated Forest Land applications are due Dec. 31 for classification in the next assessment year (RCW 84.33.130).
  • Assessor submits real and personal property tax assessment rolls to the DOR Research and Fiscal Analysis division.

Also in December

  • Interest rate applicable to farm and agricultural land values set by DOR for the 2020 assessment year (RCW 84.34.065 and WAC 458-30-262).
  • DOR determines value of each grade of forest land and certifies values to county assessors (RCW 84.33.140).

 

*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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