Property Taxes

  • What is the tax rate?

    The tax rate is a number that is used to calculate how much a person will pay in property taxes. The tax rate is expressed in the number of dollars one will pay for each $1,000 of their property’s value. For more information on how the tax rate works, go to our web page about Tax Rates.

    What is the tax rate in the Mukilteo School District?

    The tax rate for school levy and bond measures totaled $4.33 per $1,000 of assessed valuation in 2015 and $3.74 in 2016. Consequently, if your home is assessed for $300,000, your total tax for school measures in 2015 was $1,299, or $108.25 per month, and $1,122, or $93.50 per month, in 2016.

    In 2015, about $2.89 of the total tax rate paid for the Educational Maintenance and Operations Levy approved by voters in February 2014, about $1.15 paid for the debt service on construction bonds that voters approved in 2000 and 2014, and 29 cents paid for a Capital Projects Levy approved by voters in 2010. In 2016, the tax rate of $3.74 includes $2.85 for the Maintenance and Operations Levy, 62 cents for debt service on construction bonds, and 27 cents for the final year of the Capital Projects Levy.

    Is there a tax break for senior citizens or disabled property owners?

    Yes. If you are aged 61 years or older or are disabled, own your own home and have an income of $35,000 or less per year, you may qualify for an exception from voter-approved levies and bonds. For more information, go to Snohomish County Assessor’s website or call 425-388-3540.

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