HOUSE BILL 1852
State of Washington
2019 Regular Session
ByRepresentatives Ramos, Pollet, Tarleton, Peterson, Appleton, and Tharinger
Read first time 02/01/19.Referred to Committee on Finance.
AN ACT Relating to property tax refunds more than three years after the due date resulting from certain manifest errors; and amending RCW 84.69.030
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
and 2015 c 174 s 1 are each amended to read as follows:
(1) Except as provided in this section, no orders for a refund under this chapter may be made except on a claim:
(a) Verified by the person who paid the tax, the person's guardian, executor, or administrator; and
(b) Filed with the county treasurer within three years after the due date of the payment sought to be refunded; and
(c) Stating the statutory ground upon which the refund is claimed.
(2) No claim for an order of refund is required for a refund that is based upon:
(a) An order of the board of equalization, state board of tax appeals, or court of competent jurisdiction justifying a refund under RCW 84.69.020
(9) through (12);
(b) A decision by the treasurer or assessor that is rendered within three years after the due date of the payment to be refunded, justifying a refund under RCW 84.69.020
(c) A decision by the assessor or department approving an exemption application that is filed under chapter 84.36
RCW within three years after the due date of the payment to be refunded.
(3) A county legislative authority may authorize a refund ((on a claim filed))to be processed more than three years after the due date of the payment ((sought)) to be refunded if the ((claim))refund arises from taxes paid as a result of a manifest error in a description of property.
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