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King County property tax bills are arriving soon

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The Seattle Times | Heidi Groover

Property tax bills arriving soon will deliver tax hikes for King County homeowners ranging from 1.5% to 15%, depending on where they live.

Among those at the low end: Algona, Mercer Island and Shoreline. In the double-digits: Tukwila, Sammamish, Kent and Covington. Seattle homeowners will see an average increase of about 7%.

Countywide, the average increase will be about 3%, which amounts to a third of the 9% jump in property values, according to King County Assessor John Wilson.

Keep reading: King County property tax bills are arriving soon. See what’s happening near you

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