The 2017 Legislature passed Engrossed House Bill (EHB) 2242 to meet its obligation to fully fund basic education for public schools. In addition to other education-related requirements, this bill makes changes to:
Do you want to know what is happening with property tax legislation? Visit the Washington State Legislature's web site.
To search for tax legislation on the Legislature's website:
- Type the word "property tax" in the box titled "Search Brief Description by Keyword"
- Click "Search"
- Click on the bill number to read the bill information
The ability of local taxing districts to increase property taxes beyond the 1 percent annual limit imposed by Initiative 747 is very limited, a Washington Department of Revenue analysis of assessor data has found.