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Spokane County Assessor reports error in property valuation notices

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The Spokane County Assessor’s Offices reports an error occurred when a third-party vendor printed more than 195,000 property valuation notices. The Spokane County Assessor’s Offices reports an error occurred when a third-party vendor printed more than 195,000 property valuation notices.
SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - You may have received you property valuation from the Spokane County Assessor's Office this week, however you may have noticed some inconsistent information. 

The Assessor's Office says they mailed more than 195,000 notices for the 2016 tax year out this week, and each valuation notice has information printed on both sides of the card. However, the Assessor's Office says some of the notices contain inconsistent information between the two sides of the notice. These inconsistencies include parcel number and assessed value of the property. 

The Assessor's Office says they sent correct data to a third-party vendor, but an error occurred during the printing process. The vendor is trying to find the source of the error and fix it, but at this time it is unknown how many parcels are affected. Corrected notices will be mailed as soon as the vendor has resolved the issue. 

If you are looking to get correct 2016 values in the meantime, you can go to www.spokanecounty.org/assessor or call 509-477-3698. Public Information and Communications Manager for the Assessor's Office Martha Lou Wheatley-Billeter says the office have been flooded with phone calls, so if you get a busy signal, please be patient and keep trying. 

"The Assessor's Office apologizes for any distress or concern this has caused Spokane County property owners and again, the office will send corrected notices once the problem is resolved," Wheatley-Billeter said in a press release sent out on Thursday. 

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