Frequently Asked Questions

Many of your questions may be answered by reviewing this list of FAQs. If you are unable to locate an answer to your question, please call our office at (509)745-8525 during regular business hours. Thank you.

  • When are tax statements mailed?

  • How do I change my address?

  • Can I get paperless statements?

  • Where can I get copies of my tax and/or assessment statement(s)?

  • When are my taxes due?

  • When are special assessment payments due?

  • What are the Treasurer’s Office hours?

  • Where is the Treasurer’s Office located?

  • Where should I mail my tax payments or other tax correspondence?

  • Is there a drop box available for payments?

  • What kinds of payments do you accept?

  • Can I combine my payments and pay with one check?

  • Can I pay with a two-party or postdated check?

  • Is it helpful to staple, tape, paper clip or otherwise connect the statements to the check when mailing my payment?

  • Can I pay my taxes with a credit card, debit card, or electronic check?

  • Can I pay my taxes electronically with my checking or savings account?

  • Can I make partial payments or payment arrangements?

  • If I pay late, why do you return my tax payment instead of keeping it and billing me for the interest?

  • Can I pay my taxes in advance?

  • How do I know if my mortgage company is paying my taxes?

  • How do I get a refund if both my mortgage company and I paid my taxes?

  • Are there exemptions for seniors and disabled persons?

  • What do I do if I believe the value of my property is unfair, or a correction needs to be made?

  • Do you send 1099s for income tax reporting?

  • Can anyone see my tax account records?

  • What do I need to know when paying taxes under protest?

  • How long before the County forecloses on my property?

  • How can I obtain Tax Foreclosure Information?

  • What happens to property that doesn’t sell at the foreclosure auctions?

  • What is the difference between Tax Title Properties and Surplus Properties?

  • How do I transfer or sell my property?

Information last updated 4/19/2017 and is subject to change without notice.