Friday, December 19, 2014

Tax Claim Bureau

 County of Lycoming

Central Collections Office

 General Information

Office Phone Numbers

  • Current Year Tax Collection                                      (570)  327-2274
  • Delinquent Tax Information                                       (570) 327-2269
  • Delinquent Tax Payment Agreement Info               (570) 327-2269
  • Criminal Cost & Fines Information                          (570) 327-2272
  • FAX NUMBER - Delinequent Tax/Current Year     (570) 329-4798

Contact us with any general questions at taxclaim@lyco.org


New Option -

For Current Year and/or Delinquent Tax Balance - Click -
Lycoming County Tax Balance Access
(Requires Subscription to service with associated fees)


Payment of  Criminal Cost & Fines to Lycoming County Onlline   
 Click Here to Pay Online

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Payment of Real Estate Taxes

 

                          Taxes must be made payable to the following:

Delinquent Taxes                                             Current Year Taxes

Tax Claim Bureau                                              Tax Collection Office
48 West Third                                                     48 West Third Street
Williamsport, PA  17701                                   Williamsport, PA  17701

If you would like to pay taxes by credit card online please click on the Official Payment link below: Please ensure you select the correct type of taxes.

Note:  Current Year Tax Figures requiring certification require a duplicate bill fee of $10.00 fee per parcel/map number - This office will not process faxed requests with out pre-payment of the required fee.  Requests for figures may be sent to the address listed at the bottom of this web page.

 


*Please note that there is a nominal fee charged for this service that is not retained by the County of Lycoming

Click Here to Pay Your Real Estate Taxes Online 

You may use the following Jurisdiction Code 4881 when prompted.

**Please note that online Current Year Tax Payments are limited to those that are collected by the Lycoming County Tax Collection office.


                         2014 Township/Borough Real Estate Tax Information

                        2014 Township/Borough/School district millage rates, click Here (Updated July 2014)
                        2014 Information on elected Tax Collectors,
click 
Here 

        

 


  

  COUNTY OF LYCOMING - TAX CLAIM BUREAU
  Thomas D. Heap - Tax Claim Director

 

The Tax Claim Bureau is responsible for collecting delinquent real estate taxes for the 7 school districts and the 60 townships/boroughs located throughout Lycoming County. 

All real estate taxes are considered delinquent if not paid by December 31st of the current year.  Any unpaid taxes are returned to the Tax Claim Bureau during the month of January are assessed with a filing fee of $15.00 per tax returned.  Interest begins to accrue in February at a rate of 9% annually.  The Tax Claim Bureau conducts two regular tax sales each year. UPSET TAX SALES are held during the month of September and JUDICIAL SALES are held in October of each year.

Delinquent real estate taxes may be paid to the bureau at any time prior to the 2nd year of delinquency. For up-to-date delinquent amounts due - please call (570) 327-2274 or e-mail your inquiries to taxclaim@lyco.org.

Note:  Deliquent Tax Figures requiring certification require a $10.00 fee per parcel/map number - This office will not process faxed requests without pre-payment of the required fee.  Requests for figures may be sent to the address listed at the bottom of this web page.

The County of Lycoming Tax Claim Bureau makes no representations, guarantees, nor warranty on any properties sold during tax sales.  The Bureau also does not give legal advice concerning delinquent tax issues. 


Upset Tax Sales

Upset Tax Sales are conducted for the purpose of collecting delinquent real estate taxes owed on any properties in Lycoming County and are held during the month of September of each year.


2014 Upset Tax Sale - List of Properties Not Sold - Click - Here 

2014 Upset Tax Sale - List of Properties Sold - Click - Here 

 


 

                                                          Judicial Tax Sales

Judicial sales are conducted for properties not sold at the September upset sale.  Judicial Sales are ordered by the Lycoming County Court of Common Pleas and is sometimes referred to as the “Free & Clear” sales since all tax and municipal liens are discharged as well as mortgages and other filed liens.   In Lycoming County, Judicial Tax Sales are normally held in October of the following year after scheduled Upset Tax Sale.


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Repository Sale List

Effective April 1, 2014 - Minimum Bid Now Identified in Repository Listing -

Repository Sale Properties are those that were not purchased at any previous conducted Judicial Tax Sale.  Repository sales are held at the discretion of the Tax Claim Bureau Director.  Minimum is equal to 10% of current assessed value of property 


NOTICE:   Repository Bid Acceptance Now OPEN -

REPOSITORY BID ACCEPTANCE  - November 1, 2014 - January 30, 2015 -

**Submitted Bids must be accompanied by Repository Bid Form and Delinquent tax Certification Form

Please note that due to State Law Requirements - Successful Repository bids take 6-8 weeks to process

                                        Current Repository Listing -  Here

                                        Repository Bid Form - click Here

                                        Repository Bid-Delq Tax Certification - click
here

**All incomplete bids will be promptly returned.


 

County of Lycoming Tax Claim Bureau
48 West Third Street
Williamsport, PA  17701
(570) 327-2274
Office Hours:  M-F 8:30 - 5:00

  

LastUpdated

Last Updated: 11/5/2014 10:45 AM
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