Real Estate Excise Tax

Real Estate Excise Tax Affidavit must accompany any legal document transferring ownership of real property. The Affidavit will not be accepted by the Treasurer’s office unless all areas 1 through 7 are complete.

In-Person Service

Starting June 15th, the Treasurer’s office will have limited in-person services by appointment only. Please call our office 509-243-2010 if you have any questions.

Local Rates

Starting January 1, 2020, Washington State Excise are based on graduated rates.

  • Asotin County - 0.25%
  • City of Asotin - 0.75%
  • City of Clarkston - 0.25%

In addition to excise tax there is a $5 Electronic Technology Fee. If there is no excise tax owing, there is a total fee of $10. ($5 Electronic Tech Fee and $5 Processing Fee).

Rules & Regulations

Asotin County does not accept online Excise Tax Affidavits, however you can print the form and bring in all completed copies with original signatures.

Please view the Real Estate Excise Tax Rules and Regulations Chapter 458-61A of the Washington Administrative Code.