The Treasurer's office is currently open by appointment only. We can help you from your home or office! Many Treasurer's Office services are available online, by phone, or by mail.
With the risk of Covid-19 increasing in Washington State, we want to share remote options for doing business at the Whatcom County Treasurer's Office. The health and safety of our community and employees is our top priority.
County Treasurer Steve Oliver announces effective April 16 businesses that own real property primarily used for their business may apply for a 2021 tax deferral up to December 31, 2021. Application must be in by April 30 to the Treasurer's Office. Additional Info...
Starting Monday, June 15th citizens may begin making appointments for certain limited in-office services announced the Whatcom County Auditor, Diana Bradrick, Whatcom County Treasurer, Steve Oliver, and Whatcom County Assessor Rebecca Xczar. Read on...
Please note, our office continues to suspend passport processing, indefinitely. Information will be updated on our website, as it is available. We appreciate your patience while we navigate through this time. Read on...
The Treasurer's Office will efficiently and effectively collect, report, invest and manage all monies and debt for Whatcom County, and all other junior and special purpose districts. Provide exemplary service to all of our customers by being responsive, courteous, and knowledgeable.
Responsible for monies of county, cities, port, school districts, fire districts, cemeteries, public utility districts, and water districts
Bill and collect, real and personal property taxes, due April 30 and October 31
Bill and collect, special assessments and fees, for flood control, road improvement, water, and drainage districts
Deposit and invest all funds for county and districts. Provide banking services
Collect excise tax on sale, or transfer, of real property and mobile homes
Foreclose on property for delinquent taxes
Maintain inventory of county-owned property and conduct property sales
Collect gambling taxes, 911 taxes, and local gas tax (Point Roberts)