The Revised Code of Washington provides several programs that offer property tax relief to qualifying applicants. Please select from the list below for more information and links regarding a particular program.
EXEMPTIONS Exemptions granted to qualifed recipients do NOT have to be repaid. There are several types of exemptions available, including:
There is a difference between a deferral and an exemption. Deferred taxes become a lien on the property, and the deferred amount plus interest must be repaid. There are two types of property tax deferrals available:
Upon approval, some land can be taxed according to its current use rather than its highest and best use. The property owner must agree to use the land only for a specific approved purpose and, in exchange for that agreement, the land is then taxed on a reduced value. If the land ceases to be used for the purpose for which it was granted classification, there are generally compensating and/or additional taxes assessed. The following programs are available: