Assessor

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Anthony R. Alu, Department Head
Director of Assessments
Luzerne County Courthouse
200 North River Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711
(570) 825-1869

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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Appeal Process 

NOTICE

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

 

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS

 

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 Courthouse, 200 North River Street, Wilkes-Barre, Penna. 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
Appeal Forms
Appeal Procedures, Rules and Regulations (Revised 2/14/13)

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


2013 Millages 

2012 Millages

 


 

Homeowner Tax Relief Act (Act 72 of 2004)

Letter of 10/15/04 to Property Owners
with Instructions for Completing


Application for Homestead and Farmstead Exclusions

Example of Life Tennancy Letter

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.


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