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Can you please provide me with additional information regarding your specific situation? Have you been denied the exemption?
The State of Washington does have a property tax exemption program for seniors and disabled persons:
Taxpayers who are, on December 31 of the year before the taxes are due, at least 61 years of age or older; OR retired from regular gainful employment by reason of disability; OR a veteran of the armed forces of the United States entitled to and receiving compensation from the United States Department of Veteran Affairs at a total disability rating for a service-connected disability.
Program Benefits:The qualifying applicant receives a reduction in the amount of property taxes due. The amount of the reduction is based on the applicant's income, the value of the residence, and the local levy rates.Qualifying Activity:Own and occupy a primary residence in the State of Washington and have combined disposable income of $35,000 or less. Beginning with 2016 property tax relief, the maximum allowable combined disposable income will increase to $40,000.
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