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2022 PROPERTY TAX LEGISLATION


Important Information

REET Information

Here is some helpful information regarding Real Estate Excise Tax (R% penalty assessed on the current year’s delinquent taxes (June 1) (RCW 84.56.020).EET).

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


August 1

  • Most taxing district boundaries, including school districts, established for levy collection next year (Aug. 1) (RCW 84.09.030).
  • DOR completes nonprofit property tax exemption determinations for applications received on or before March 31 (Aug. 1) (RCW 84.36.830).

August 8

  • (On or before the second Monday) Estimated budgets from county officials must be submitted to county auditor or — if in a charter county — chief financial officer (RCW 36.40.010)

August 15

  • (For counties with 60 day appeal period) Assessor certifies the assessment roll to the County Board of Equalization (Aug. 15) (RCW 84.40.338(1)(d).

August 20*

  • (On or before Aug. 20) Final values of state assessed properties issued (RCW 84.12.270 and 84.16.040).

August 30

  • DOR estimates the number of acres of public forest land available for timber harvest for each county and for each taxing district (Aug. 30) (RCW 84.33.089).
  • Treasurer submits End of Fiscal Year Recap for the State Levy Report to DOR Business and Financial Services Division (Aug. 30).

August 31

  • (On or before Aug. 31) DOR notifies county assessors of properties exempt from property tax (RCW 84.36.835).
  • New construction placed on current assessment roll at the valuation assessed July 31 (Aug. 31) (RCW 36.21.070 through 36.21.090).
  • Assessors submit Taxing District Boundary Report (Tax Code Area Changes) to the DOR Property Tax Division (Aug. 31) (WAC 458-12-140).
  • DOR Research and Fiscal Analysis Division sends out adjustments to the previous year’s state levy for final assessor review (Aug. 31).

*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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