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File #: 2019-0054    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/13/2019 In control: Budget and Fiscal Management Committee
On agenda: Final action: 3/6/2019
Enactment date: 3/19/2019 Enactment #: 18870
Title: AN ORDINANCE authorizing the manager of treasury operations of King County to cancel the attached list of uncollectible personal property taxes in the amount of $577,166 for the years 2012 through 2018.
Sponsors: Claudia Balducci
Indexes: Property Tax
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 18870.pdf, 2. 2019-0054 legislative review form, 3. A. 2018 Personal Property Tax Write-off Report, 4. B. 2018 Personal Property Write Off Report Accounts in Excess of $5000, 5. C. Affidavit, 6. 2019-0054 transmittal letter, 7. 2019-0054 fiscal note, 8. 2019-0054_SR_Uncollectible_Personal_Property_Taxes
Staff: Newman, Erica

Drafter

Clerk 01/31/2019

Title

AN ORDINANCE authorizing the manager of treasury operations of King County to cancel the attached list of uncollectible personal property taxes in the amount of $577,166 for the years 2012 through 2018.

Body

STATEMENT OF FACTS:

1.  The duly appointed interim manager of treasury operations of King County, Washington has made an affidavit pursuant to the terms of RCW 84.56.240 and 84.56.260 to the King County council relating the manager's or staff's diligent search and inquiry for goods and chattels of the persons appearing on the list of delinquent taxpayers and the manager's or staff's inability to find any such property from which the taxes could be collected.

2.  The duly appointed interim manager of treasury operations of King County, Washington, has requested that the King County council cancel the taxes consistent with RCW 84.56.240.

                     BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:

                     SECTION 1.  The taxes in the amount of $577,166 as indicated in Attachments A, B and C to this ordinance, from the records of treasury operations for the years 2012 through 2018, shall be cancelled, but the obligation to King County is not forgiven.  The

interim manager of treasury operations of King County is hereby authorized to cancel the taxes on the tax rolls.