Board of Tax Appeals (BTA) office closed to public Friday, March 20, 2020 – 4:00 p.m. With consideration for the safety of the public and our staff, the Board of Tax Appeals will be closed to the public until further notice, in an effort to help prevent the spread of… Read more
The WSBTA will no longer accept appeals based on conflict of interest or to consolidate with matters already on file with the agency. The agency will continue to accept appeals that involve complex issues, or those requiring expertise beyond that of a board of equalization. However, the direct appeal… Read more
The Capitol Court building is currently undergoing a restoration project and is considered “under-construction.” The building is open but is only accessible via the back-entrance, located on Washington Street SE. If you are having trouble getting into the building, please call our administrative staff at 360.753.5446.
Over the last year, the WSBTA has worked hard to reduce its backlog and shorten the time between the date you file your appeal and the date we are able to hear it. We’ve made great progress so far – you can read about it in our progress report.
A public meeting is set for December 11, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Washington State Board of Tax Appeals (WSBTA) main office to discuss a proposed rule. On July 6, 2019, the WSBTA published a Proposal Statement of Inquiry (CR 101) in the Washington State Register on a new… Read more
A Certification Form for representatives practicing with the approval of the board is now available on our Forms and Publications page.
Beginning with hearings scheduled to occur on or after July 1, 2019, appellants will be required to respond to the Notice of Hearing and confirm attendance. If you are an appellant, and you do not respond to the Notice of Hearing within thirty days from the date that notice is… Read more
This is the WSBTA’s electronic filing policy as of 2/14/2017. The Board will accept Adobe .pdf, Word, Excel, and .jpg files, as provided below, with the same legal effect as a paper document. For existing appeals, you may file submissions by email at: email@example.com, within the file size limitations (currently… Read more