Bill providing property tax relief for fire victims passes Senate
Last updated 3/11/2021 at 4:47pm
OLYMPIA – Senate Bill 5454, a bill aimed at providing property tax relief to Washington citizens who lost their homes in Labor Day 2020 fires, passed 49-0 through the Senate March 9 and will move to the House for potential further passage.
Originally introduced February 12 by 9th District Senator Mark Schoesler and sponsored by nine others, including 13th District Senator Judy Warnick, the bill would create a property tax exemption for three years to anyone making any physical improvements to single-family dwellings upon real property. That includes constructing an accessory dwelling uni...