Senior Citizen & Disabled Person Tax Relief
If you are a senior citizen or disabled person with your residence in Washington State you may qualify for a property tax reduction under the property tax exemption for senior citizens and disabled persons.
There are four eligibility requirements:
- At least 61 years of age -or- unable to work because of a disability
- Own your home
- Property must be your principal place of residence
- Household income does not exceed $42,043
Learn More: https://whatcomcounty.us/265/Senior-Disabled-Tax-Exemption
Tax Assistance for Widows or Widowers of Veterans
If you are a senior citizen or disabled person whose primary residence is in Washington State and you are a widow or widower of a qualifying veteran, Department of Revenue may have a program to help you pay for your property taxes.
Learn More: https://whatcomcounty.us/297/Other-Exemptions-Relief-Programs
Home Improvement Exemption
If you improve your single family residence by remodeling or other improvements, you may apply for a 3-year exemption from taxes on the value of the physical improvement
Learn More: https://whatcomcounty.us/3419/Home-Improvement