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Tax advisor assistance

Learn more about how advisors work. Get information on how they can help you with tax laws, appeals, and other procedures.

What is the tax advisor?

They assist King County taxpayers. They're part of the King County Ombuds office and independent of the assessor’s office.

What they can't do

  • Reduce your assessed value
  • Lower your tax bill
  • Change your property characteristics

What help does the advisor provide?

  • State and county property tax laws
  • Appraisal and assessment practices
  • Tax and levy rate calculation
  • Billing procedures
  • Local and state appeals
  • Value notices
  • Exemptions
  • Property sales research
  • Working with tax officials to resolve concerns