Property taxes due for second half of 2017

  • Friday, October 27, 2017 4:08pm
  • News

Property owners in King County who pay their property taxes themselves, rather than through their mortgage lender, have until Tuesday, Oct. 31 to pay the second half of their 2017 property taxes. After that date, interest charges and penalties will be added to the tax bill.

To make the process easier, King County provides several ways for taxpayers to pay their taxes quickly and conveniently. Tax payments can be made:

• Online using King County’s convenient, secure payment application available at www.kingcounty.gov/propertytax. Taxpayers may pay accounts online with a credit card or an electronic debit (eCheck) from a checking account.

• By mail if postmarked no later than Oct. 31. Taxpayers should include their tax statement and write the property tax account number on their check or money order. Cash should not be sent through the mail.

• In person at Treasury Operations, sixth floor of the King County Administration Building, 500 Fourth Ave. in Seattle. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. On Oct. 31, Treasury Operations will be open until 5 p.m. Payments can be made using cash, check, and credit or debit card.

• At King County Community Service Centers if paid by check for the exact amount due. Taxpayers can find the address, phone number, and operating hours of the center in their area by visiting www.kingcounty.gov/CSC.

The online option provides immediate payment confirmation for current year or delinquent year(s) property tax bills. To pay online or view property tax information, taxpayers can visit www.kingcounty.gov/propertytax.

For questions about missing tax statements or other tax payment information, visit www.kingcounty.gov/propertytax or contact customer service at 206-263-2890.

Information on senior citizen exemption and deferral programs can be obtained from the King County Assessor’s Office at exemptions.assessments@kingcounty.gov or 206-296-3920.

More in News

Mercer Island Marine Patrol assists with seaplane crash

The plane was attempting a water take-off when it lost control and crashed into Lake Washington.

‘Racially insensitive’ yearbook photo sparks outrage among MIHS parents

Black Student Union president angered that a “white group of people can justify for a black community…and has been question[ed] on what is and is not racist.”

Past and present collide at Flag Day on Mercer Island

Guest speakers discuss history, patriotism.

Seattle and King County officials want a safe injection van

The mobile project—an alternative to permanent sites—still doesn’t have a defined timeline.

An autopsy found that Tommy Le was shot twice in the back during an fatal encounter with a King County sheriff’s deputy. Photo courtesy Career Link
New report calls for increased transparency from King County Sheriff’s Office

The fatal shooting of Tommy Le served as a case study for researchers.

Tax debate continues in Mercer Island

City council members start to take positions on potential levy lid lift.

A scene from the 2017 Women’s March Seattle. Photo by Richard Ha/Flickr
County sexual harassment policies could be overhauled

One King County councilmember says male-dominated departments have “workplace culture issues.”

Western Washington could see more wildfires this year

Lots of grass and warmer weather could make for worsening fire seasons.

Most Read