Anthony R. Alu, Department Head
Director of Assessments
Luzerne County Courthouse
200 North River Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711
Hours of Operation - 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE ASSESSOR'S OFFICE IS NOW LOCATED ON THE 2nd FLOOR OF THE COURTHOUSE ANNEX ON THE CORNER OF RIVER AND JACKSON STREETS.
Please call 570-825-1868 with any tax assessment questions.
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Effective March 1, 2009, the applicable filing fees for tax assessment appeals set by the Board of Assessment Appeals will include the postage and handling for a single set of hearing and decision notices to be sent to the appellant. For each additional set of hearing and decision notices requested by the appellant to be sent to any other addressee, a postage and handling fee of $5.00 will be added to the filing fee charged to the appellant.
Please direct any questions to the Assessor's Office at 570-825-1539.
Anthony R. Alu, Director of Assessments, Luzerne County Assessor's Office
If you care to appeal your taxes, please submit the completed Appeal Form along with a check made payable to "County of Luzerne" in the appropriate amount listed on the Schedule of Filing Fees to: Luzerne County Assessment Office, 200 North River Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. 18711. You will be notified in writing of the date, time and location of your Appeal Hearing.
Please call (570) 825-1539 with any questions you may have.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please review before filing an appeal
Ordinance No. 2013-1 Changing the Filing Deadline for Tax Assessment Appeals
Schedule of Filing Fees
Single Family Residential
Appeal Procedures, Rules and Regulations (Revised 9/15/15)
NOTICE: Rescheduling of Hearings (Amended September 17, 2010)
Authorization Form - Correcting Mailing Address for Real Estate Tax Bills and Correspondence
INFORMATION, PIN NUMBERS AND COPIES - (570) 830-5133
Homeowner Tax Relief Act (Act 72 of 2004)
Example of Life Tennancy Letter
Instructions Application for Homestead and Farmstead exclusions
Act 72 Appeal Form
(after March 1, 2005)
If you care to appeal the denial of your application for the Homestead / Farmstead Act 72 of 2004, please submit the completed Appeal Form along with: (1) a check made payable to "Luzerne County Treasurer" in the amount of $25.00; (2) a copy of the original Homestead / Farmstead Exclusion form; and (3) the denial letter to: Appeals Supervisor, Board of Assessment Appeals, Luzerne County Courthouse, 200 North River Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711. You will be notified in writing of the date, time and location of your Appeal Hearing.
Please call (570) 830-1535 with any questions you may have.
LUZERNE COUNTY CLEAN & GREEN