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File #: 2020-0080    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 2/11/2020 In control: Budget and Fiscal Management Committee
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
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 $778,436 for the years 2012 through 2019.
Sponsors: Jeanne Kohl-Welles
Indexes: Personnel, Property Tax
Attachments: 1. 2020-0080 legislative review form, 2. A. 2019 Write-off list, 3. B. 2019 Personal Property Write Off Report, 4. C. 2019 Write-off Report - SIGNED AFFIDAVIT, 5. 2020-0080 transmittal report, 6. 2020-0080 fiscal note
Staff: Newman, Erica

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 $778,436 for the years 2012 through 2019.

Body

STATEMENT OF FACTS:

1.  The duly appointed 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 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 $778,436 as indicated in Attachments A, B and C to this ordinance, from the records of treasury operations for the years 2012 through 2019, shall be cancelled, but the obligation to King County is not forgiven.  The manager of treasury operations of King County is hereby authorized to cancel the taxes on the tax rolls.