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File #: 2021-0087    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/9/2021 In control: Budget and Fiscal Management Committee
On agenda: Final action: 3/23/2021
Enactment date: 4/2/2021 Enactment #: 19263
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 $924,750 for the years 2013 through 2020.
Sponsors: Jeanne Kohl-Welles
Indexes: King County, Personnel, Property, Taxes
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 19263, 2. A. 2020 Write-Off List, 3. B. 2020 Personal Property Write Off Report, 4. C. Affidavit, 5. 2021-0087 Transmittal Letter, 6. 2021-0087 Fiscal Note, 7. 2021-0087 Legislative Review Form, 8. 2021-0087_SR_Uncollectible_Personal_property_Taxes
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 $924,750 for the years 2013 through 2020.

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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 $924,750 as indicated in Attachments A, B and C to this ordinance, from the records of treasury operations for the years 2013 through 2020, 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.