REAL PROPERTY TAX FORECLOSURE SALE
Douglas County Courthouse
December 11, 2015 - 10:00 AM
Only certified check, cashier’s check, cash or money order will be accepted for property redeemed prior to sale date and for property purchased on the day of the sale. Property purchased on the day of the sale must be paid for in full immediately following the sale of that particular parcel, prior to the continuation of the auction and sale of other parcel(s).
The Treasurer acts as the County bank. The Treasurer is responsible for the receipt, investment, and disbursement of all funds collected. These include property taxes, real estate excise taxes, state and federal apportionments, and revenue collected by all districts within the county.
In addition, the Douglas County Treasurer is contracted by five irrigation districts within the County as well as the Greater East Wenatchee Storm Water Utility to bill and collect their assessments. Click the links at left for more information on Irrigation and Storm Water Utility assessments.
Important Notice Regarding Delinquent Storm Water Utility Assessments: Delinquent assessments for years 2011 – 2014 have been turned over to Armada Corp. for collection. If you are the parcel owner, please phone (800) 949-2372 for more information including balances due. If you are a third party (title company, tax service, etc.), please phone the Treasurer’s office for more information. The amounts available through TaxSifter Parcel Search do not reflect the additional fees due for collection. The Treasurer’s office cannot directly collect delinquent Storm Water Utility assessments. Any payments submitted to the Treasurer’s office for delinquent Storm Water Utility will be returned.
Greater East Wenatchee Storm Water Utility Billing Date Change
On October 8, 2013, the City of East Wenatchee and Douglas County held a joint public hearing to consider amendments to codes of the Greater East Wenatchee Storm Water Utility. The City and County adopted amendments to the Storm Water Utility codes which modified the dates that Storm Water Utility service charges bills will be generated as well as the due date for the service charge. The amendment was initiated in order to more efficiently coordinate billing services. More Information . . .
The Treasurer is also responsible for foreclosing, seizing, and selling property as a result of delinquent property taxes. These actions are authorized and mandated by state law.
The County Treasurer acts as agent for the Department of Revenue regarding the collection of Real Estate Excise Tax. Please see the link at left titled “Real Estate Excise Tax Information” for details and assistance with filing and payment of the Real Estate Excise Tax.
Please view our Frequently Asked Questions document by clicking the link at left, for answers to common questions regarding mortgage lender payments, due dates, payment methods, and other helpful information.
Tax and special assessment payments can be mailed or paid in-person (cash or check only) at our office in Waterville, postmark by due date accepted. Please make your check payable to Douglas County Treasurer. For paperless statements and electronic payment options, please see below:
Your 2014 billing statements included information for obtaining paperless statements for future mailings from www.eNoticesOnline.com. On the upper-right of your statement is a unique authorization code required to create your account. If you require assistance with your eNoticesOnline account, please contact help@eNoticesOnline.com.
The Treasurer’s Office has discontinued paperless statements and payments through doxo. If you were receiving paperless statements through doxo, you will no longer receive them in your doxo account. If you have accounts with other companies in doxo, those will remain unchanged. If you require assistance with your doxo account, please contact email@example.com.
You may make a phone payment through Official Payments with a credit/debit card by calling:
International customers, please phone 1-334-321-4567
You may also make a credit/debit card or electronic check payment with Official Payments online through our TaxSifter Parcel Search.
Payments must be processed prior to 9:00 pm PST to be considered a same-day payment. Payments are not processed in “real time”. Please allow 2 – 3 business days for credit and debit card payments and 5 – 7 business days for electronic check payments to post to your parcel(s)
Official Payments charges a convenience fee for payments made online or by phone.
The mission of the Douglas County Treasurer’s Office is to provide the highest level of service to the citizens of Douglas County, and to fulfill the responsibilities mandated by the State of Washington.