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State Tax Profile for Pennsylvania

 

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POER's D.C. office represents clients' properties in the State of Pennsylvania.

 

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state characteristics

Assessment Ratio: Varies locally
Fiscal Tax Year: 07/01 - 06/30
Valuation Authority: County
Collection Authority: County, City, Township and/or School District
Level One Appeal Name: Appeal Board
RE Rendition Required: No
PP Rendition Required: No
Consultant Certification or Licensing: Not required; however in order to file appeal must be
Attorney licensed to practice in Pennsylvania
Real Estate Taxable? Yes
Personal Property Taxable? No
Inventory Taxable? No

Deadline and notice dates vary throughout the state by jurisdiction, as well as from year to year. The listing below represents a couple major jurisdictions in the state. For further listings and verification, please contact us.

 

key tax dates - real estate

Appeal Deadline: Aug 1
Sept 1
For most 3rd class counties
For most counties
Tax Bills Issued: Jan - Mar
July - Aug
Municipalities
School Districts
Tax Bills Due: July & Oct

Oct - Nov
Municipalities
(2% discount available.)
School Districts
(2% discount available.)
Philadelphia    
Assessment Date: Jan 1  
Tax Bills Due: Feb 28
Mar 31
Deadline for 1% discount
Gross tax amount
Appeal Deadline:

May 26

 

Oct 2

First Level Assessor appeals

 

Board of Revision of Taxes
(Second Level) appeals.
1st Monday in October

Pittsburgh    
Tax Bills Issued: Jan 15  
Value Notices Issued: Jan 31  
Appeal Deadline: Mar 31  
Tax Bills Due: Feb 28

Apr 30
City & School only
(2% discount to 02/10.)
Allegheny County bills only
(2% discount to 03/31.)

key tax dates - personal property

Assessment Date:   Exempt
Tax Bills Due:   Exempt