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Our work in the Real Estate department involves preparing and collecting county taxes while serving the taxpayers in a professional and courteous manner. The Allegheny County Treasurer collects more than $300 million in county real estate taxes annually. We maintain yearly records on over 550 thousand parcels.
We are also responsible for administering and maintaining the Senior Citizen Tax Relief Program. There are nearly 30 thousand residents in Allegheny County who are currently enrolled in this program.
Property Tax Information
We provide a wide range of services regarding real estate and tax information:
- Compile and maintain Local Municipal and School District millage rates.
- Provide an eBill service for taxpayers that wish to receive their tax bills via email.
- Administer the Senior Citizen Tax Relief Program.
- Provide the ability to pay property taxes online.
The Treasurer Office collects only current year taxes. For delinquent and liened tax years contact Jordan Tax Service at 412-835-5243. Failure to pay taxes may lead to a Sheriff Sale of your property.
- The Treasurer office does not set your property’s assessed value. If you do not agree with your property’s tax assessment, follow the Real Estate Property Assessment Appeals directions to file an appeal.
Allegheny County 2024 Millage Rate: 4.73 mills or $.473 per $100.00 valuation
Call 412-350-4100 or toll free 1-866-282-TAXS (8297)
Annual Real Estate Tax 2024 Calendar
January – Office of Property Assessments certifies individual property assessments.
February – Treasurer’s Office mails tax statements and eBills.
March 31st – End of 2% discount payment period.
April 30th – End of Gross (Face) payment period.
May 1st – Delinquent tax period begins. One-time penalty is 5% of gross tax due. Interest is 1% of gross tax per month for each month taxes are delinquent.
June 30th – Annual deadline to apply for Senior Citizen Tax Relief.
July – Treasurer’s Office mails delinquent notices for all unpaid current taxes.
Note to Senior Citizens:
Do you qualify for 30% discount on your county taxes?
All Allegheny County home owners who are 60 years of age or older, who have resided in and owned their own home for at least ten years, and have a total gross household income that is no greater than $30,000, can qualify for the Senior Citizen Property Tax Relief Program – Act 77. This program gives all qualified applicants a flat 30% discount on County real estate taxes.
Tax Abatements and Exemptions available to Allegheny County Residents
The Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance Act (LERTA), Act 76, provides for tax abatements for commercial and industrial properties in specific areas.
Residential Visibility Design Tax Credit Program
Clean and Green Program
Nonprofit Organizations and Governmental Entities
Catastrophic Loss Abatement
Property owners who have suffered catastrophic damage to a structure due to a fire or other natural disaster may qualify for a reduction in their property assessment.
PA Tax Rebate Program
Eligible Pennsylvanians age 65 and older; widows and widowers age 50 and older; and people with disabilities age 18 and older. The income limit is $35,000 a year for homeowners and $15,000 annually for renters, and half of Social Security income is excluded.
Primary Residence Tax Discount
The Treasurer’s Office administrates Act 77, Senior Citizen Tax Relief, which entitles qualified senior citizen homeowners to a flat 30% discount on the real estate tax on their primary residence.
2023 ACT 77-Senior Citizen Tax Relief
The deadline to submit your application was June 30, 2023.
2024 application will be available in the spring.
The applicant must meet ALL three requirements:
Property Ownership: 10 years
Must have owned and occupied a primary residence in Allegheny County continuously for the past 10 years. A property owner who has moved within the past 10 years, and has continued to own and occupy the new property as a primary residence, shall be eligible.
Must be age 60 or older, or, if married, either spouse must be age 60; or be a widow or widower age 50 to 60 years; or permanently disabled and age 18 to 60 years. The applicant must meet the required age by end of the year of application.
Income: ≤ $30,000
Gross household income must be $30,000 or less. For calculating income use only 50% of your Social Security Benefit, SSI, and Railroad Retirement Tier 1 Benefits (except Medicare benefits); plus, all other income must be added in at 100%.
Program Features: Flat 30% Discount
Flat 30% discount of the real property tax, with a maximum of $650 reduction per year, on their primary residence for each year you are eligible. Additionally, receive the 2% discount by paying your county taxes in full by April 30th. You may also choose the installment option which allows eligible taxpayers to pay their GROSS county taxes in two equal installment payments, with the first payment due by April 30th and the second by September 30th. Once approved, you DO NOT need to apply again. You will continue to receive tax relief as long as you are the property owner/occupant and your household income does not exceed $30,000.