Auditor's Office 215 South Oak Street, Room # 106, Colville, WA 99114
Do you want to file a petition to the BOE?There are several times throughout the year when you can file a petition, please look below to see what filing periods are open right now, and then read on to find out more about the Board of Equalization as well as find a link to the appropriate petition form.
*If you are unsure if you qualify to file a petition during one of these filing periods, please contact the Board Clerk.*
|The Board of
Equalization is an independent body of private citizens appointed by the
Stevens County Commissioners. It is comprised of three members and up
to two alternate members.
|The Board of
Equalization hears and decides appeals concerning determinations made by the
assessor including: changes to real and personal property valuations,
current use determinations, designated forest land determinations and senior
citizen/disabled person exemption determinations.
|The Board's goal
is to provide an impartial hearing environment that protects each party's
due process rights and results in a fair decision.
Equalization forms may be obtained from the Clerk of the Board, located at
the above address and phone number, the Assessor or on this website.
|Appeals must be filed with the Board of Equalization by the filing date deadline of July 1, of the assessment year, or within 60 days of the mailing date on the Assessor's Notice of Change of Value.|
Taxpayer Petitions Forms
Calendar & Schedules
Please Note: Faxed or emailed Petitions are acceptable ONLY for the purpose of protecting a filing deadline. You must still submit the original signed Petition to our office.
|Real Property Valuation Determination - in pdf Format||Scheduled Hearing Dates|
|Personal Property Valuation Determination - in pdf Format|
|Current Use/Designated Forest Land Determination - in pdf Format||May 17, 2013 in pdf Format|
|Senior Citizen/Disabled Person Exemption or Deferral Determination - in pdf Format||May 21, 2013 in pdf Format|
|Appealing Your Property Value to the County Board of Equalization|
|Process of coming before the Stevens County Board of Equalization|
|Checklist for Appealing Your Property Value|
|Guidelines for Hearing Evidence|
|Board of Equalization Manual with RCW's & WAC's|
|Washington State Board of Tax Appeals Form|
|Department of Revenue|
|Washington State Board of Tax Appeals|
|You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to access and use these forms. If you do not have this program, please use the link listed on this page as it is a free download. Some of these forms are 'print only' , they cannot be saved electronically. A message will appear near the top of the form when this is the case.|
|Get Acrobat here|
|Questions? Please contact, Amanda Ross, BOE Clerk, email: email@example.com or Karen Phipps, BOE Clerk, email: firstname.lastname@example.org|