Past due Clark County property taxes to incur interest on July 1

Taxpayers still past due on their 2020 first half taxes will incur 1 percent interest on July 1 and will continue to be assessed monthly interest until the first-half’s taxes are paid

VANCOUVER – Clark County Treasurer Alishia Topper reminds taxpayers that 2020 first-half property taxes were due June 3 and accounts with the first-half payment outstanding will incur 1 percent interest beginning Wed., July 1.

Taxpayers still past due on their 2020 first half taxes will incur 1 percent interest on July 1 and will continue to be assessed monthly interest until the first-half’s taxes are paid. Interest is assessed on the entire year’s bill amount, not only the past due balance. Photo by Mike Schultz
Taxpayers still past due on their 2020 first half taxes will incur 1 percent interest on July 1 and will continue to be assessed monthly interest until the first-half’s taxes are paid. Interest is assessed on the entire year’s bill amount, not only the past due balance. Photo by Mike Schultz

The deadline was extended for individual residential and commercial taxpayers due to the COVID-19 state of emergency. The due date extension to June 3 eliminated the standard interest accrual occurring in May and June and a 3 percent penalty usually assessed on June 1.  

Taxpayers still past due on their 2020 first half taxes will incur 1 percent interest on July 1 and will continue to be assessed monthly interest until the first-half’s taxes are paid. Interest is assessed on the entire year’s bill amount, not only the past due balance.

Payments can be made:

• Online at www.clark.wa.gov/treasurer/payment-options (transaction fees for online payments may apply)

• By mail using a check or money order addressed to Clark County Treasurer, PO Box 35150, Seattle, WA 98124-5150 (cash should not be sent through the mail)

• Via check or money order using the specially marked secure dropbox at the Clark County Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St. (cash payments may not be deposited in the dropbox).  As of June 26, masks are required for all individuals entering the Public Service Center.

Past due notification postcards were mailed to individuals with past due amounts. Taxpayers who need to obtain their amount due can visit the online Clark County Property Information Center and search for their account using their Property Account Number or address:  https://gis.clark.wa.gov/gishome/property/

Taxpayers can also contact the Clark County Treasurer’s Office at datamgmt@clark.wa.gov or by leaving a voicemail at (564) 397-2252. Treasurer’s Office staff will respond on the same day if the voicemail is left before 4 p.m., Monday – Friday.

In-person payments at the Clark County Public Service Center second floor Joint Services Lobby are still suspended until further notice.

For updates on tax deadlines and payment plans please visit the treasurer’s website www.clark.wa.gov/treasurer or facebook.com/ClarkWaTreasury/. 

Information provided by Clark Co. WA Communications.

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