Rental Vehicle Tax

General Information

Allegheny County levies a $2.00 per day Rental Vehicle Tax on all establishments that rent motor vehicles without a driver for less than a thirty (30) day period. The Tax is on any rental car, truck, van, trailer, or semi-trailer used to transport property other commercial freight. Vehicle Rental Companies are required to collect and remit the Tax monthly.

Rental Vehicle Tax Registration Form

Rental Vehicle Tax Rules and Regulation

Paying the Tax

Under state law, County Treasurer Erica Rocchi Brusselars is the Tax Collector of all taxes levied in Allegheny County and responsible for the collection of this Tax.

Pay Online

Quick and secure payment using Forte payment system.

Payment by Mail

Use this Rental Vehicle Tax Payment Coupon and Instructions and return monthly coupon along with check made payable to: Allegheny County Treasurer

Allegheny County Treasurer

Special Tax Division
P.O. Box 534085
Pittsburgh, PA 15253-4085

EXPRESS MAIL: (any mail that requires a delivery acknowledgment)
Allegheny County Treasurer
Special Tax Division
Room 217 – Courthouse
436 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Any payment received after the due date shall be subject to penalties and interest required by the Ordinance and may be subject to enforced collection and payment of Costs of Collection as permitted by applicable law.

Delinquent Special Tax Accounts

Monthly Collection Schedule

Monthly returns and tax remittance for revenues collected must be posted to the Vehicle Rental Company’s account within 15 days after the last day of the prior month for which the return is being filed.



Rental Vehicle Tax Revenue




8:30 am to 4:30 pm

except for holidays


Responds next business day.

Payment must be posted by the

15th day

of the following month

Delinquent List

Vehicle Rental Agencies who have failed to pay their monthly Rental Vehicle Tax, despite attempts to collect the debt through phone calls and written correspondence, are placed on a published list of Delinquent Special Tax Accounts. 

Vehicle Rental Agencies who intend to make a payment in full and want to be removed from this list should immediately contact the Special Tax Division at 412‑350‑4182

Civil Court Action

Unless Allegheny County is otherwise prohibited by law, an Agency’s failure to pay the amount due will result in a civil complaint being filed in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, and judgment entered against the Agency.

Upon entry of judgment, the County may satisfy its judgment by selling the Agency’s assets. The Agency will also be responsible for paying all penalties, interest and court costs.

All the information on this web page is public information.  A written explanation of your rights with regard to an audit, appeal, enforcement, refund and collection of local taxes can be found in the Local Taxpayer Bill of Rights. Act 53 Pa.

Erica Rocchi Brusselars, Allegheny County Treasurer

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