Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1967 NO. 11 > Mar 22 1967

Under the existing legislative implementation of Amendment 47 to the state constitution, a life tenant (i.e., one who holds only a life estate) in residential real property does not have a legally sufficient interest in the property to qualify for an exemption from the first fifty dollars of real property taxes due and payable as to such property.