Assessor: David M. Thomas
Information On Property Tax Procedures: 2017
School Funding Legislation for 2018 Collection Year
The 2017 Legislature passed Engrossed House Bill 2242 in an effort to adequately fund state schools per the McCleary vs. State of Washington decision. The bill sets a common school levy rate statewide. For taxes collected in Skagit County in 2018, it means an estimated increase of 86 cents per $1,000 of assessed value.
About the Assessor's Office
The assessor acts as an agent for the Washington State Department of Revenue and is responsible for administering the property tax system for the county. This process involves establishing real and personal property values for distributing taxes for each tax district, as well as reviewing each tax district’s budget request to assure all legal requirements and limitations are met. The assessor also administers and monitors compliance for recipients of tax benefit programs, such as the Senior Citizen and Disabled Exemption program and the various Current Use programs for properties used for agriculture, timber and open space.
This web site has been prepared to answer questions you might have about the property tax system in Skagit County. There are no unique rules or R.C.W.'s in Skagit County.
The property tax system is designed to treat all taxpayers equally across the State of Washington. My office works hard to treat everyone fairly and promptly. In these pages you will find a group of commonly asked questions about revaluations, the Board of Equalization, values, levies, and an assortment of useful information.
I welcome any comments or suggestions you may offer for improving this website to better serve the needs of the users and citizens of Skagit County.
David M. Thomas
Skagit County Assessor
Assessor Sales Data.
This tool will enable you to search valid sales dating back three years and is illustrated by a colored legend to associate the year of the sale. This tool is built into Imap and you can select other layers or views if you prefer. The details for a selected parcel will appear in a new window.
You can view the Sales Data iMap layer here.
Assessor: Dave Thomas
Office Hours: 8:30 to 4:30 Mon - Fri
700 South 2nd Street, Room 204
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Phone: (360) 416-1780
FAX: (360) 416-1790
Welcome to the
Skagit County Assessor's homepage.
Assessor: Dave Thomas
Forms, Links, and Information
Understanding Assessed Values/Taxes
Current Use Agriculture Assessments
Swinomish Indian Tribal Community:
Regarding Shelter Bay Taxes
FormsForms are in Word format
Citizen & Disabled Persons:
Exemption from Real Property
Taxpayer Real Property Appeal [Pdf]
Taxpayer Current Use/
Designated Forest Land Appeal
Taxpayer Personal Property Appeal
Destroyed Property Claim
Request Removal: Property Tax Delinquency
(Mfd/Mobile Home or Park Model Trailer)
Informational Brochure | Deferral Form