a great place to own property and live
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 $250 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 2020 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 Calendar
January – Office of Property Assessments certifies individual property assessments.
February – Treasurer’s Office mails tax statements and eBills.
Due to COVID-19 the following dates have been extended for 2020.
April 30 – End of 2% discount payment period.
May 31 – End of Gross (Face) payment period.
June 1 – 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 30 – 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.
Senior Tax Relief Program administered by the Treasurer’s Office
Residential Visibility Design Tax Credit Program
Clean and Green Program
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.
Nonprofit Organizations and Governmental Entities
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.