Real Property 2021 Tax Deferral for Businesses Effective April 16
Whatcom County Treasurer, Steve Oliver, announced that effective April 16, 2021, businesses that own real property primarily used for their business may apply for a 2021 property tax deferral up to December 31, 2021. To qualify, a business must demonstrate a loss of at least 25 percent of their gross revenue for calendar year 2020 compared to calendar year 2019. Eligible businesses must apply to the Whatcom County Treasurer no later than April 30, 2021. Once the deferral is approved, no interest or penalty will be charged against the property account if it is paid in full by December 31, 2021. The full press release details are here.