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Sub SB 6178 - Property Tax Deferral - Key Vote

Washington Key Votes

Craig Pridemore voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (27-21) - (Key vote)

Title: Property Tax Deferral

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that allows homeowners earning less than $57,000 a year to defer up to fifty percent of the property tax due until after they have sold the house.

Highlights:
-Requires that the participant has owned the residence for a minimum of five years (Sec. 2). -Limits the total amount allowed to be deferred to forty percent of the total equity of the house (Sec. 2). -Requires repayment of all deferred payments upon the death of the homeowner unless a surviving spouse of the homeowner remains in the house (Sec. 8). -Interest would be applied to the deferred payments based on the federal short-term rate plus two percentage points (Sec. 7). -Calls for the legislature to conduct a review of the program in 2011 (Sec. 13).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (55-39) - (Key vote)

Title: Property Tax Deferral

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that allows homeowners earning less than $57,000 a year to defer up to fifty percent of the property tax due until after they have sold the house.

Highlights:
-Requires that the participant has owned the residence for a minimum of five years (Sec. 2). -Limits the total amount allowed to be deferred to forty percent of the total equity of the house (Sec. 2). -Requires repayment of all deferred payments upon the death of the homeowner unless a surviving spouse of the homeowner remains in the house (Sec. 8). -Interest would be applied to the deferred payments based on the federal short-term rate plus two percentage points (Sec. 7). -Calls for the legislature to conduct a review of the program in 2011 (Sec. 13).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Property Tax Deferral

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Property Tax Deferral

Sponsors

  • Claudia Kauffman (WA - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

By Requests

  • Christine 'Chris' Gregoire (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
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