WDFW Payments in Lieu of Property Taxes (PILT)
Authority: RCW 77.12.203
Distribution: To counties electing to receive the payment.
Frequency: Annually by April 30th
Description: By statute, “an amount in lieu of real property taxes equal to that amount paid on similar parcels of open space land taxable under chapter 84.34 RCW or the greater of seventy cents per acre per year or the amount paid in 1984 plus an additional amount for control of noxious weeds equal to that which would be paid if such lands were privately owned.” Certain lands are exempted. RCW 77.12.203