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FINANCE SERVICES

Finance and Business Operations
 

Welcome to Treasury Operations

King County Treasury provides services to the County, cities and special districts in the County, and most importantly, our citizens. Highlights of services include:

Debt Management

Sabey Center, Brightwater Treatment System, Harborview Medical CenterIssuing and administering short and long term County debt including such instruments as General Obligation bonds, Lease Revenue bonds and Sewer Revenue bonds.

Proceeds support such capital activities as Harborview Medical Center, County Office Space, upgrading the County's technology infrastructure, solid waste, public transportation, Water Quality and open space acquisitions.

Foreclosure
Visit the Foreclosure Web page.

Contract signing.Real property with at least one year's tax that is three years past due is subject to foreclosure. In 2014, this would include accounts on which the 2011 full year tax is delinquent.

To purchase a property from foreclosure, you must attend the annual auction, make the final bid and make full payment immediately. All sales are final.

Investment
Visit the Investment Pool Web page.

Investment Pool MeetingAccounting and cash management for all revenue funds and deposits for the County, cities and special taxing districts. Investing for the County and junior taxing districts, following best policies and procedures to maximize the return and minimize risk for citizen's public funds. Providing appropriate liquidity for all funds.

The investment pool balance reached $5.8 billion in 2013, and averaged $4.8 billion for the year.

Property Tax
Visit the Property Tax Web page.

King County Administration Building, Property Tax payment and processing system.Billing, collecting, distributing and reporting of real and personal property taxes, gambling taxes and local improvement district assessments.

In 2014, we will bill, collect and distribute over $4 billion in property taxes and $195 million in other assessments and fees.

Contact Information
Telephone: 206-296-4184 (Foreclosure)
206-296-0923 (Property Tax)
TTY Relay: 711
Email Address: DOFweb.finance@kingcounty.gov
Street Address: King County, Treasury Operations
ADM-ES-0611
500 Fourth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104-2337
Business Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Manager Scott Matheson

 

News and Features

  • A step-by-step tutorial of the eTax payment system is available to assist users. Visit the Property Tax page for more information.

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