2020 COVID 19 Property Tax Relief Payment Plan

In consideration of the ramifications of COVID-19 and while meeting the financial necessities of local government entities, the Kittitas County Treasurer’s office is making available a short-term agreement for payment of first-half property taxes due in Kittitas County by April 30, 2020. This application will be reviewed, and a final approval will be provided to the applicant within two (2) working days of receipt of the application. In order to be approved, the property account must have no delinquent balances for years 2019 and/or prior. The Treasurer's Motion is made pursuant to RCW 84.56.020 (8).

For faster response, e-mail the application to treasurer@co.kittitas.wa.us.

Or, mail the application to:

Kittitas County Treasurer
205 W. 5th Ave Ste. 102
Ellensburg, WA 98926

If you wish to enroll, please complete, print, and sign the agreement below (it is a fillable PDF form) and email it to treasurer@co.kittitas.wa.us or mail it to our office (address above). You must include your contact information on the form. We will respond to you and provide you with the amounts to pay and payment directions. Please contact our office with questions by email to treasurer@co.kittitas.wa.us or by phone at 509-962-7535.

2020 Relief Payment Agreement

To be approved for this payment plan, you must enroll with initial payment by April 30, 2020

Due to requests by taxpayers for payment date extensions and special considerations resulting from the effects of the COVID-19 virus outbreak and current economic conditions, our office is offering a new current year payment plan program to Kittitas County property owners. This is for first-half 2020 taxes only.

  • Payment plan is for First-Half 2020 tax balance only
  • Payment plan is not open to mortgage servicers, escrow agencies or third-party payers
  • Signed agreement required
  • Agreement must be activated by April 30, 2020 – so act quickly
  • Initial payment and agreement must be received by April 30, 2020
  • Balance must be paid off by deadline set in selected plan
  • To avoid default, monthly payment must be made timely
  • Default will result in reinstatement of 1% monthly interest and statutory penalties of 3% June 1 and/or 8% December 1 to the balance owed
  • No monthly statement will be provided
  • No reminder will be issued
  • Balance can be paid off early at any time – call our office for payoff (or check online)
  • The payment plan options are:
Payment Relief Plan Options
Option A: 50/50 - No Interest or penalties
  • 50% paid by April 30th, 50% paid by May 31st.
Option B: 25/25/50 - 1% Interest on Total Tax Amount Owed, No Added Penalties
  • 25% paid by April 30th, 25% paid by May 31st, 50% paid by June 30th.
Option C: Monthly payments through September 30, 2020 –
  • First half taxes plus 1% Interest per month on Total Tax Amount Owed, May Interest waived, total amount owed divided into 6 equal monthly payments with first payment paid in April.