Tax statements mailed to property owners

first_imgProperty tax statements for the first half of 2018 have been issued. The statements include property tax levy amounts, special assessments and certain fees.The Treasurer’s Office sent 89,936 paper statements, 80,274 postcards to taxpayers whose mortgage companies pay their taxes, and 5,432 e-statements to people who registered to receive tax bills online.According to a county news release, property owners who pay taxes directly to the county rather than through a mortgage company should receive their statements this week. If they don’t, they are advised to visit www.clark.wa.gov/treasurer or call the Treasurer’s Office at 564-397-2252.The first installment of 2018 property taxes is due April 30, according to the news release. After that, interest and penalties will accrue.County Assessor Peter Van Nortwick said earlier this year that property owners should expect to see a tax increase as a result of legislation aimed at satisfying a Washington Supreme Court decision mandating that the state fund basic education.Payments can be mailed to Clark County Treasurer, Caller Box 35150, Seattle, WA 98124-5140. Payments also can be made in person at the Treasurer’s Office on the second floor of the Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St. in Vancouver.Other payment options are online at https://www.clark.wa.gov/treasurer or by phone at 1-877-778-4606. Paying from a checking or savings account costs $1 per transaction. Credit card payments carry a 2.39 percent convenience fee.last_img read more

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