|| December 1, 2010
|| Jim Avery, Kitsap County Assessor
|| 360-337-7085 or
Property Tax Refund for Storm Related Damage
(Port Orchard, WA) - “Property damaged in the storm November
22nd can likely qualify for a property tax refund,” according to Jim Avery,
County Assessor. Property destroyed involuntarily is eligible for a prorated
refund from the date of destruction. “This means property owners who paid
their 2010 property taxes may be entitled to a small refund,” said Avery.
“Equally important is the fact that the value of the destroyed property will
be reduced on the 2010 assessment roll and owners will see a lower property
tax bill in 2011,” Avery added.
Property owners with destroyed property are urged to call the Assessor’s
customer service line at 360.337.7160 or contact the office by email at
can download the destroyed property form from
of repair estimates are requested by the assessor, and are used to calculate
the amount of damage.
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