The tax exemption application process can be done on King County’s website. File photo

The tax exemption application process can be done on King County’s website. File photo

King County accepting tax exemption applications

Seniors and homeowners with disabilities, with a maximum income of $58,423, can apply online.

King County seniors and residents with disabilities have the opportunity to apply online for property tax exemptions.

Exemptions with an income threshold of $40,000 a year have been available statewide for a number of years. As of 2019 the income threshold for King County was changed to $58,423, an increase of almost 50 percent.

The online application can be found on King County’s website at senior-exemption.kingcounty.gov/intro.

To apply online through King County, applicants must own the home they live in, be 61 years old by Dec. 31 of the preceding year and earn a maximum income of $58,423.

In addition to meeting all qualifications, applicants will need any income or expense documents — from the applicant as well as the applicant’s partner — to complete the application process. Applicants will also need to provide personal information regarding proof of identity and personal finances.

The Redmond Senior Center has staff available if applicants need assistance with the online application process.

The complete list of qualifications and needed documents can also be found on King County’s website. Additionally, the county has provided step-by-step videos on the application webpage to assist in the application process.

Questions regarding tax exemptions for seniors and residents with disabilities can be emailed to Exemptions.Assessments@kingcounty.gov or calling 206-296-3920.

If applicants need more assistance, they can check with their local senior center for resources.




In consideration of how we voice our opinions in the modern world, we’ve closed comments on our websites. We value the opinions of our readers and we encourage you to keep the conversation going.

Please feel free to share your story tips by emailing editor@redmond-reporter.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.redmond-reporter.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) We reserve the right to edit letters, but if you keep yours to 300 words or less, we won’t ask you to shorten it.

More in News

Screenshot
King County weather: Dec. 3-5

Here is your King County area weather forecast for Dec. 3-5, 2021.… Continue reading

Keith Wagoner
Senator becomes first GOP candidate for secretary of state

Sen. Keith Wagoner will challenge Democrat Steve Hobbs, who was appointed to the statewide post in November

The Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center is located at 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
FEMA to send mobile COVID-19 vaccination unit to Western Washington

The mobile site is set to open Dec. 20 in Federal Way; additional locations to come.

Courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Washington health officials discuss response to new COVID variant

Things will be handled with Omicron variant similar to the Delta variant.

Aftermath of crash at intersection of NE Woodinville Duvall Road and West Snoqualmie Valley Road (Screenshot from King County Sheriff's Office Facebook account)
Teen walks away from horrible crash in rural East King County

First responders found the overturned and crushed vehicle abandoned near Duvall.

File photo
As new COVID-19 variant looms, vaccination disparities linger in King County

County data shows gaps among age, geography and race.

King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn
King County Councilmember Dunn will challenge Rep. Kim Schrier for U.S. Congress seat

The current County Councilmember would be following in his late mother’s footsteps

Redmond Mayor Angela Birney (center) cuts the ceremonial ribbon (courtesy of City of Redmond)
Newly renovated Westside Park now open to public

The park includes new amenities such as walking trails, sports courts and a zip line.

Garbage at the Cedar Hills Regional Landfill in Maple Valley. FILE PHOTO
King County and Port of Seattle to collaborate on waste-to-fuel study

The study is aimed at identifying logistics of developing aviation fuel out of municipal garbage.

Most Read