Treasurer

NOTICE:    The 2022 Tax Foreclosure Auction will begin Friday, December 9th at 9AM PST.  Bidding concludes Monday, December 12th @ Noon.  Property is listed with Public Surplus and can be viewed by clicking on this link  - Whitman County 2022 Tax Foreclosure Auction 

(Instructions on how to register to bid and Terms and Conditions are available on the Public Surplus site at the link above.)

Purpose

The Whitman County Treasurer acts as the banker/cash manager for the County and its Special Purpose Taxing Districts. The Treasurer’s Office is responsible for developing the best policies and procedures to maximize the return and minimize the risk of the citizen’s public funds. We are in place to do the receipting, cash accounting, and reporting of those funds. We are charged with billing, collecting, and distributing property tax revenue. We disburse revenues coming into the County from sources such as sales tax, grants, state school funds, and many others. Millions of dollars a year pass through the Treasurer’s Department.

Departmental Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Treasurer’s Office includes:

  • Bonds and Loans
  • Cash Accounting
  • Cash Management
  • Investments
  • Property Foreclosure/Distraint
  • Property Tax Collection
  • Real Estate Excise Tax
  • Receipting
  • Taxing District Reports

Properties & Other Treasurer Documents