Enjoy the convenience and flexibility of electronic payments for taxes. Allegheny County has contracted with Forte to offer individuals and businesses the opportunity to pay their Drink Tax directly over the internet.


This service is safe, reliable, and in accordance with all state and government regulations. To process your payment, Forte, the service provider, will charge a convenience fee based on the amount and type of the transaction. For credit card payments Forte charges the customer a fee of 2.50% of the payment amount for this service. The minimum fee is $1.95. There is no service fee if you pay by electronic check.


To use this service, click the ‘Accept’ button below

This payment service offers the following options:

  • Accepts multiple Account numbers per transaction.
  • Can pay current month tax and owed months.
  • Payment will be credited within 2 (two) business days of transaction.
  • Payment in full only, system cannot accept partial payment.
  • Displays a confirmation summary page which includes the total amount of taxes to be paid. (Convenience fee will be added on by Fortes’ web site).
  • Automatic transfer to Fortes’ processing site.

Fortes’s system will tell you:

  • The total of your payment, including the appropriate fee
  • Obtain approval of the charge
  • Provide you with a confirmation number. Be sure to write down your confirmation number as a record of your payment. The charge will also appear on your credit card or bank account statement: the tax amount on one line, the convenience fee amount on a separate line.

Allegheny County Drink Tax

Erica Rocchi Brusselars, Allegheny County Treasurer

Allegheny County Courthouse, Room 108, 436 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA  15219  |  PHONE: 412-350-4100