As required by State law, all property in Pierce County is inspected on a six-year cycle for changes that may affect value. This year residential property in the City of Tacoma is being visited by appraisers. They drive marked cars and carry Pierce County identification.
Welcome to the Assessor-Treasurer's Website
Here you’ll find a wealth of information about each of the 330,000 properties in Pierce County, by clicking on our popular Parcel Search. You’ll also get answers to frequently asked questions about your property taxes—how values and rates are determined, where the funds collected (about $1.2 billion per year) are used, and how to go about seeking exemptions, deferrals and appeals. You can even pay your taxes online!
As your Pierce County Assessor-Treasurer, I am honored to lead a team of 77 people dedicated to serving you with respect and earning your trust. While almost no one enjoys paying taxes, we all understand that schools, roads, libraries, parks and public safety need our support. Our pledge to you is that we will make every effort to see that you are taxed fairly and correctly, and if we do make a mistake, we’ll fix it.
On behalf of over 75 taxing districts in Pierce County which are served by the Assessor-Treasurer’s office, thank you for making these public services possible by your property tax support. If you have questions or concerns that are not addressed on this website—or an idea to improve our service to you, please contact us.
Sincerely, Mike Lonergan
Mike Lonergan Pierce County Assessor Treasurer
2401 S. 35th St.
Tacoma, WA 98409 Directions
Property tax is one of the principal ways that we pay for the many services of local government. Pierce County’s Assessor-Treasurer will collect $1.27 Billion this year for education, public safety, parks, roads... Read on...