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Whatcom County Board of Equalization

 

INFORMATION SHEET and PETITION FOR APPEAL

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State Department of Revenue Information on Appealing Property Assessment to the County Board of Equalization

NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE WHATCOM COUNTY BOARD OF EQUALIZATION

Notice is hereby given that the Whatcom County Board of Equalization will convene at 10:00 a.m. on July 15, 2013, at Whatcom County Courthouse, Council Conference Room, 311 Grand Ave., Bellingham, Washington, and will continue in session and adjourn from time to time for a period of not less than three (3) days, and not to exceed twenty-eight (28) days. Thereafter, meetings will be held on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and at other times as required, to publicly examine and equalize the assessments extended in the current year on the taxable property of Whatcom County, for taxes to be levied in the year 2014, and to correct all errors in valuation, description or qualities of property by the assessor.

The owner or agent of any taxable property who feels there are inequities in their assessment or exemptions may file a petition and appear before the board at the time and place appointed. Petitions must be filed by July 1, 2013, to be considered timely. Appeal forms may be acquired from the Whatcom County Courthouse, Whatcom County Council Office, 311 Grand Ave., Bellingham, Washington, or on the web at: http://www.co.whatcom.wa.us/council/boepetition.pdf

 

Published May 25th and June 1st