Non-Profits - Misc. Exempt Property

RCW 84.36.030 through RCW 84.36.350 allow tax exemptions for property used in character building, benevolent, protective or rehabilitative social services, camp facilities, veterans and relief organizations, libraries, orphanages, day care centers, nursing homes and hospitals, schools and colleges, art, scientific and historical collections, fire companies, humane societies, musical and artistic associations, public assembly halls, certain public authorities, and sheltered workshops for the disabled.

Exemption must be claimed annually and ceases when the property no longer qualifies for the exempt use. Applications must be submitted to the Washington State Department of Revenue.

For further information, please contact Washington State Department of Revenue at (360) 534-1400, or via the internet at