Assessor

Responsibilities

The county Assessor determines the value of all taxable real and personal property in the county for the purpose of distributing tax liabilities in an equitable manner.

Tax Exemption Records

The Assessor is also responsible for processing and maintaining records regarding tax exemptions including:

  • Churches
  • Historical properties
  • Public properties
  • Programs like open space and forest land
  • Senior citizens

Personal Property Information

As a business owner in Washington State you are responsible for filing a personal property listing with your local Assessor's Office by April 30th each year.

Property Information

For property information questions, please email Deputy Assessor Melanie Mings or Chief Appraiser Tammy Ketterman or call (509) 382-2131.