Treasurer's Office


Responsibilities of the Treasurer's Office include:
  • Investments and Cash Handling
  • Property Foreclosure
  • Property Tax Collection
  • State Funds Collection and Distribution
  • Tax District Financial Support

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  1. SURPLUS PROPERTY Penny Creek Pit

    The Commissioners approved Resolution 51-18 to surplus Penny Creek Pit in Quilcene, WA, APN 702232002. The County may sell to a governmental agency or proceed with sale by live auction. Minimum bid is $375,000. No sale date has been set. Read on...
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2017 Treasurer's Summary Report is available here.

Property Taxes

PREPAYMENT: State law doesn’t allow the county treasurer to collect property taxes until the tax roll has been certified. Refer to RCW 84.52.080, RCW 84.56.010 and RCW 84.56.020. The tax roll is certified mid-January of each year.


First Half property taxes are due April 30th. Second half are due October 31st of each year.

Statement Levy Information

Tax Statement Levy Explanation

Paying Property Taxes Under Protest

The Department of Revenue sets the guidelines under WAC 458-18-215. For more information, contact the DOR Property Tax Division at 360-570-5900 or you may view the Paying Your Property Taxes Under Protest (PDF) document from the Washington State Department of Revenue.

Jefferson County Sales & Use Tax Rates

Sales and Use Tax Basic rate as of July 1, 2011 is 9% on goods and services; hotel/motel users pay an additional 2%.

Real Estate Excise Tax Information & Search

View the Online Excise Tax Affidavit Search page for excise tax affidavits processed in Jefferson County, WA. For more recent affidavits, go to the Property Tax Search website and either search by parcel number or sale date range. 

Real Estate Excise Tax Documents

Excise Tax Documents to download and complete are available on the Washington State Department of Revenue website.    Deeds and Quit Claim Forms to download and complete are available on the Washington State Bar Association website.