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2021 PROPERTY TAX LEGISLATION BILLS PASSED


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


October 1

  • (On or before Oct. 1) Essential Government Services application and renewals are due from the tribes (RCW 84.36.010).
  • Applications for special valuations on historic properties for 2022 are due Oct. 1 (RCW 84.26.040).
  • Boundaries for newly incorporated port and regional fire protection service authority must be set for levy taxation purposes (Oct. 1) (RCW 84.09.030 [1][b]).

October 4

  • (First Monday in October) Boards of County Commissioners begin hearings on county budgets (RCW 36.40.070). However, budget hearings may be held on first Monday of December (RCW 36.40.071).

October 14

  • (Prior to Oct. 15) Counties’ annual reports on revaluation progress are due (RCW 84.41.130).

October 31*

  • Second half of property taxes due Oct. 31 (RCW 84.56.020).
  • Assessor submits Abstract of Assessed Values Report to the DOR Research and Fiscal Analysis Division (Oct. 31).

Also in October

  • County legislative authority adopts budget by resolution after budget hearing is concluded. (RCW 36.40.080); Board of County Commissioners fix necessary levies (RCW 36.40.090).
  • DOR certifies its assessments of public utility operating properties to county assessors after final ratios have been certified (RCW 84.12.370).
  • Assessors send certification of assessed valuations to taxing districts (RCW 84.48.130).

 

*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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