Washington State Property Tax Exemption

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Mortgage and Lending with Jack Tenold LLC Jack Tenold NMLS 10261

Washington State Property Tax Exemption

 

Washington State Property Tax ExemptionSenior homeowners desiring to remain in their homes and who are struggling to keep up with property taxes have a valuable resource in the Washington State Department of Revenue

You should know about the Washington State Property Tax Exemption

 

A program overview is clearly set out in the flyer dated September 2016 Property Tax Exemption for Senior Citizens and Disabled Persons.  You will be happy to know that it is concise and reader friendly.  Don't shy away from taking a look even if you consider yourself ineligible. 

 

http://dor.wa.gov/docs/pubs/prop_tax/seniorexempt.pdf

 

This overview touches on such topics as: 

 

1.  Eligibility - income, disability, age

2.  Ownership (primary residence must be Washington state)

3.  Tax refunds for prior years due to lack of knowledge about this program

4.  Examples for clarification.

5.  Refunds

6.  Application renewal is every 6 years. 

7.  FAQ's

 

The devil is in the details and the application process includes a fair amount Devil is in the detailsof documentation.   Requirements include:  Proof of all income to the household,  proof of disability, ID, tax returns (if filed), and death certificate if co-owner is deceased, trust agreements (if applicable) and more

 

Many of the requirements mirror a home loan application.   Don't  fear the process.....it may save you money and leave cash in your pocket.  A little diligence may pay off.

 

For Spokane County homeowners, assistance with the application or for answers to your questions, contact the Spokane County Assessor's office located in the Spokane County Courthouse at 1116 W Broadway Avenue.  Stop by or call 509-477-3698.

Not a resident of Spokane County?   Your county assessor's contact information can be found online, listed in your phone directory, or call your local library. 

 

CAUTION TO ALL HOMEOWNERS: 

Late or missed payments on property taxes MAY be a deal breaker down the road when a homeowner wishes to refinance.  

 

Find out if you are eligible for reduced homeowners taxes Think about it. Could you, or someone you know, benefit from property tax relief? Check it out! 

 

Washington State Property Tax Exemption

 

 Note:  Caliber cannot provide tax advice.  Please contact resources listed above for additional information. 

  

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