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How To Get Property Tax Help If Your Business Has Been Affected By The COVID-19 Epidemic

King County Business Owners must file a property tax waiver by the end of the month if they lose last year due to a coronavirus outbreak.

As the economic aftermath of the virus continued, state lawmakers passed a bill last week requiring county treasurers to authorize deferral payment plans for certain property taxes by 2021. To qualify, the property must be “used primarily for business”, և the taxpayer must have lost at least a quarter of the income attributed to the property in 2020 compared to 2019.

Taxpayers must apply for assistance by April 30 of each year, when the property tax payment date is for the first half of the year. Under the bill, the county treasurer must reject inquiries submitted after April 30.

To apply for the King’s Circuit, fill out the online form առցանց submit to’s kingcounty.gov/TaxDeferral.

Whether in the county or other states, taxpayers can apply by filling out an application form at the Washington State Revenue Office at dor.wa.gov/taxes-rates/property-tax and e-mailing the completed egg to the district. to the treasurer.

If the tenant pays property taxes on the building, the landlord must transfer the benefit. According to the King County Treasury, payment plans will be extended only until the end of this year.

The deferral does not apply to residential or non-residential property.

For other types of property taxes, King County offers payment plans, such as support plans for people aged 60 or older with a disability or low income. For more information, visit the King County Treasury website or the King County Appraisal Website.


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