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Read your escrow account statements carefully to verify that taxes are paid current, especially when you have recently purchased your property or refinanced your home.
Occasionally, tax payments collected on refinancing are not forwarded to the treasurer until April or October.
Errors or delays in payments can be caused by failure to notify the treasurer in a timely manner of changes in your address or account status.
The interest and penalty rates are determined according to Washington State law (see RCW 84.56.020). Payments made without the appropriate interest and penalty cannot be posted to the account and will be returned.
Filing a satisfaction of mortgage with the county auditor does not change the name and address on your tax statement.
The treasurer must be notified. Please fill out a name and address change form for more information on name and address changes.
To find out where your taxes go, view our 2018 Tax Distribution Chart.
Multiple accounts may be paid with one check. Also, multiple checks may be used to pay for one account, but the check amount(s) must equal the amount due and be sent together in one envelope.
-Property Tax Payments: Monday-Friday 9 a.m. –5 p.m. (Closed Holidays)
-Excise Tax Counter: Monday-Friday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Closed Holidays)