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Kittitas (pronounced 'KITT-i-tass') County is located in central Washington
State. It spans from the lush forested Cascade Mountains to the upper Yakima River Valley plains and
the Columbia River.
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Kittitas County property tax relief is available for citizens financially impacted by the COVID 19 crisis.
Kittitas County Treasurer, Amy Cziske announced today that, in response to the economic impact of the COVID 19 pandemic, she is exercising her authority under RCW 84.56.020(8) to provide property tax payment relief for Kittitas County taxpayers in need.
The Treasurer’s office has implemented an emergency payment plan program that will waive or reduce interest and penalties for taxpayers who are unable to pay their property taxes by the April 30th due date for reasons related to the pandemic. Amy Cziske clarified that property taxes are still due by April 30th, 2020 but that those taxpayers with a genuine need, who enter into a 2020 Relief Payment Plan, will be allowed to pay their 2020 First-Half taxes over an agreed upon amount of time.
The 2020 Relief Payment Application and Agreement form is available online at www.co.kittitas.wa.us/treasurer/forms. Completed property tax relief application requests should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use the Subject Line – Emergency Tax Payment Plan. Or, mail the completed and signed form to Kittitas County Treasurer, Attention: Emergency Tay Payment Plan, 205 W 5th Ave Ste 102, Ellensburg, WA, 98926.
Applications forms must be received on or before the April 30th, 2020 tax due date.
Treasurer Cziske stated “There is a delicate balance in trying to assist our property owners affected by this pandemic and ensuring that our local government operations and service districts have funding to continue serving our community.” She encouraged property owners who are financially able to pay the first half or full year property taxes early to fund essential services needed now, and in the months to come.
The Kittitas County Treasurer’s Office is currently closed to the public but property tax payments can be made in the following ways:
Kittitas County, from the Cascades to the Columbia, and online at http://www.co.kittitas.wa.us
Kittitas County has a total area of 2,333 square miles. The highest point in the county is Mount Daniel at 7,959 feet above sea level.