To allow employees time to enjoy the holiday season, the Mason County Board of County Commissioners has authorized the following 2014 Holiday Schedule:
The Board of County Commissioners meeting on December 23, 2014 will be
at 9:00 AM rather than 6:00 PM.

All County Offices have been authorized to closed at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 and December 31, 2014 - The switchboard will also close at 3:00 PM on those dates with a revised message directing people to the court offices. Offices that are mandated by Washington State Law (Courts) will remain open until 4:30 PM on those days.

All County Offices will be open for business during regular hours on
Friday, December 26, 2014 and January 2, 2015.  
2014 Tax Foreclosure Sale date is January 9th, 2015  
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Forms / Brochures / Handouts

2014 Foreclosure Publication
2014 Levies
2014 Levy Certification
2012 Report to the Citizens
2011 Report to the Citizens
2010 Annual Revenue Collections Report
Levy Breakdown
Year End Report
Auto Pay Cancellation Form
Auto Pay Instructions
Auto Pay Setup Form
DNR Fire Protection Assessment Form
Excise Tax Affidavits
Guide to Paying Taxes Under Protest

Property Tax Payment Information


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Pay Online or by Phone

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Pay by Mail

Return your tax statement(s) and check made payable to MASON COUNTY TREASURER, in the envelope provided to you, to PO BOX 429, SHELTON WA 98584-0429. If you wish a receipt, please enclose a written request with your payment otherwise your check is your receipt. Taxes are due April 30th and October 31st of each year. The postmark (US Post Office Cancellation) is the determining payment date for all mailed payments (RCW 1.12.070). To comply with this state regulation, all mail is reviewed by postmark date for payment of property taxes and assessments. NOTE: Postage machine dates are not valid. If you drop your mail into any mail receptacle, you must make certain the US Post Office cancellation will be appropriate for legal payment date. Payments with late postmarks will be returned for applicable interest and penalty charges.

Pay in Person

Our office hours are 8:30 am to 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. We are located in the Mason County Building 1, 411 N 5th Street, Shelton, Washington, on the 2nd floor. A payment drop box is available at our counter during tax time.

**Please note that current law does not allow for partial payments.

A $30 service fee is charged on all returned checks and payments will be voided for each parcel’s taxes paid by that check. This $30 service fee applies to Automatic Tax Payments that funds are not available for. Each account is then subject to applicable interest, penalty and costs.

All accounts accrue interest at 1% per month on the FULL amount owing; a 3% penalty is added on June 1st and 8% penalty is added on December 1st. Administrative costs are added during the personal property distraint and real property foreclosure collection process. Personal property includes Mobile Homes, BoatHouses, Farm Equipment, Businesses and Leased Equipment.

Certified funds (bank-certified, cashier checks and cash) are required on all delinquent accounts for personal property distraint and real property foreclosure.