Important Dates

January 1Existing real and personal property is valued as of January 1 of the assessment year for taxes due and payable in the following tax year. (RCW 84.36.005 and RCW 84.40.020)
January *Property taxes can be paid once the Treasurer has provided notification that the tax roll (based on last year's assessments) has been completed. (RCW 84.56.020)
April 30Taxes are due. If taxes are less than $50, full payment is due. If taxes are $50 or more, one half of the payment is due. Second half payment is due October 31. (RCW 84.56.020)
April 30Personal property listing due. Penalties apply. (RCW 84.40.020, 040, 060 and 130)
May 31End of revaluational cycle. (RCW 84.40.040)
July 1Valuation appeals to the Board of Equalization must be filed by today or within 30 days of notice of valuation. (RCW 84.40.038)
July 15Board of Equalization meets in open session. (RCW 84.48.010)
August 1Most taxing district boundaries must be established. (RCW 84.09.030)
August 31New construction placed on current assessment roll at the valuation assessed July 31. (RCW 36.21.070 through 36.21.090)
October 1Last day to file for exemption on historic property. (RCW 84.26.040)
October *(First Monday in October) County begins budget hearings. (RCW 36.40.070)
October 31Second half property taxes due. (RCW 84.56.020)
November 30City and other taxing district budgets are due to the county. (RCW 84.52.020)
December 31Deadline for Current Use and Designated Forest Land applications. (RCW 84.33.130 and 84.34.030)