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King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer
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Property Tax Relief for Seniors

Over the years, many seniors have contacted me about their increasing property taxes. Despite our regionís economic growth, many seniors on fixed-incomes are struggling as property taxes and the cost of living increase, but monthly incomes stay the same. Starting in 2020, seniors with 2019 annual incomes below $58,423 may be eligible for property tax relief.

To learn more and apply, you can go to www.kingcounty.gov/depts/assessor/TaxRelief or call 206-296-3920. If you have any questions, donít hesitate to contact me at 206-477-1007 or pete.vonreichbauer@kingcounty.gov.

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2020 Tax Year Qualifying Income Brackets (based on 2019 income)

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INCOME

EXEMPTION

$49,436 - $58,423
(in previous years: $35,001 - $40,000)

Standard
Exempt from all excess levies and no reduction to the assessed value.

$40,448 - $49,435
(in previous years: $30,001 - $35,000)

Partial
Exempt from regular tax levies on the first $50,000 of assessed value or 35%, whichever is greater, to a maximum limit of $70,000, and exempt from all excess levies.

$40,447 or less
(in previous years: $30,000 or less)

Full
Exempt from regular tax levies on the first $60,000 or 60% of assessed value, whichever is greater, and exempt from all excess levies.

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With best wishes,
Pete von Reichbauer
King County Councilmember

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Contact me: pete.vonreichbauer@kingcounty.gov
206-477-1007, 800-325-6165, TTY/TDD 206-296-1024
Website: www.kingcounty.gov/vonReichbauer
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pete.vonreichbauer

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