OKANOGAN – Okanogan County Treasurer Leah McCormack is reminding taxpayers that the last half of their Okanogan County property taxes and their irrigation assessments are due by Oct. 31. Payments are due or must be postmarked by the last day of this month or interest and penalties will start accruing on Tuesday, Nov. 1, said McCormack. Those that are mailing their taxes or assessments should send their payments to: Okanogan County Treasurer, P.O. Box 111, Okanogan, WA. 98840. To pay by credit card go to http://www.officialpayments.com/index.jsp or call 800-272-9829 and be sure to have the jurisdiction number, 5633, tax amount and parcel number(s) you are paying, said McCormack. At this time the county treasurer’s office does not accept credit/debit cards at the office in Okanogan.
Property taxes and irrigation assessments due
About Gary DeVonGary DeVon is the managing editor of the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune and celebrated his 25th year at the newspaper in August 2012. He graduated from Gonzaga University with a degree in Communications - Print Journalism, with an emphasis in photojournalism. He is a proud alumnus of Oroville High School. His family first settled in Okanogan County in the late 1800s. His parents are the late Larry DeVon and Judy DeVon and he has two younger brothers - Dante and Michael. Many family members still call Oroville home. He is single with a grown daughter, Segornae Douglas and a young granddaughter, Erin.
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