This petition must be filed or postmarked by 60 days after the date of mailing of the change of value or other determination notice. If filing after July 1, a copy of the determination notice or assessed value notice must be attached to this petition.
The undersigned petitions the Board of Equalization to change the valuation of the property described below as shown on the assessment roll for 2020 for taxes payable in 2021 to the amount shown in Item No. 3(b) on this form.
14-digit number located on your Official Notice of Assessed Value (no breaks or dashes)
Legal owner: person or business
Street Address or PO Box Number
5-digit Zip Code
Format: 0000000000 (no breaks)
These amounts are found on your Official Notice of Assessed Value
Numbers only - no dollar symbols or commas
These amounts are what you believe your property to be worth
Add your Land Value and your Building/Improvement Value
Numbers only - no dollar symbols or commas
Most notices were mailed in June. New Construction notices were likely mailed in September.
If you check this box, the Assessor will send you a report detailing how your property was valued.
*Please note that percentage of increase, assessments of other properties, and amount of tax paid are not arguments that may be considered by the Board of Equalization. Do not use links to other sites. If you wish to submit comparable sales, upload them as .pdf in the "Upload Other Documents" section.
Under Washington law, you must prove that the assessor’s value is not the true and fair market value (RCW 84.40.0301). If this petition concerns income property, please attach a statement of income and expenses for the past two years and copies of leases or rental agreements.
If an Authorized Agent has been named or if power of attorney has been given, the taxpayer must so indicate by signing the statement below and attaching a signed power of attorney or letter of authorization. The person whose name appears as authorized agent has full authority to act on my behalf on all matter pertaining to this appeal.
If you wish to allow someone else to handle your appeal, please add their name here. If you choose to do this, you must sign below and include a Letter of Authorization or Power of Attorney. If you are a commercial representative, you may add your name here, then upload your letter of authorization.
If you have a Letter of Authorization or Power of Attorney document, please attach it here.
By checking the "I agree" box , you agree and acknowledge that 1) your application will not be signed in the sense of a traditional paper document, 2) by signing in this alternate manner, you authorize your electronic signature to be valid and binding upon you to the same force and effect as a handwritten signature, and 3) you may still be required to provide a traditional signature at a later date.
First and last name of Property Owner
(Check all which apply)
e.g. Residential, Industrial, Commercial
e.g. 1-story home, 4-level parking structure
(if purchased within the last five years)
Please upload a copy of your Official Notice of Assessed Value. If you do not have a copy, you may contact the Assessor's office at 425-388-3433 or firstname.lastname@example.org and request a copy.
PLEASE NOTE: This document is required for us to process your appeal. If you wish to submit this document in a different way, please contact the Board of Equalization Clerk at 425-388-3407 for instructions.
Use this section to upload any other documents you wish to use to support your appeal. Examples: Sales Comparison worksheets, independent appraisals, work estimates, wetland studies, pictures, maps.
You will have an opportunity to submit additional documents later, if you wish. These must be received at least 21 business days prior to your hearing.
First and last name of Appellant or Authorized Agent
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