Washington expands property tax relief for seniors and disabled

SEATTLE -- New laws enacted in Washington will expand property tax relief programs to seniors and disabled citizens, according to the Washington State Department of Revenue.

For the 2020 tax year, there will be new property tax exemptions for homeowners with incomes less than $40,000 and tax deferral for incomes less than $45,000.

Details of the income thresholds can be found at the department’s website: dor.wa.gov/incomethresholds

To qualify, a homeowner must meet one of the following criteria:

    Anyone interested should reach out to their county assessor’s office.