The deadline for Thurston County residents to pay their 2019 second half property taxes is Thursday, Oct. 31.
Taxpayers have three options for paying their property taxes:
• Online: Residents can pay online at www.thurstoncountywa.gov/treasurer. There is no additional charge for the electronic check payment option online, but there is a 2.35 percent transaction fee for a major credit card payment and a flat fee of $3.95 for a VISA debit card payment.
• In Person: Payments can be made in person at the Treasurer’s Office or the courthouse parking lot drop box, located at 2000 Lakeridge Drive SW, Building One, Olympia. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. If paying by credit card there is a 2.35 percent transaction fee and a flat fee of $3.95 for a VISA debit card payment.
• Mail: Check or money order payments can be mailed to the Thurston County Treasurer, 2000 Lakeridge Drive SW, Olympia. Payments made by mail must be postmarked by Oct. 31.
As required by Washington state law, penalties and interest will be charged for those who do not make their payments on time.
Property owners can also sign up for paperless property tax bills so they can receive future property tax bills electronically, saving paper and postage. For those who create an account, it comes with the option to schedule your tax payment in advance of the due date and email payment reminders will be sent ahead of the due date. To learn more or sign up for this service, visit www.thurstoncountywa.gov/treasurer.