County Tax Collection

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County Tax Collection


Hazleton, Wilkes-Barre, Nanticoke, Pittston & Newport Township

The Luzerne County Treasurer’s Office will collect the county taxes for Hazleton, Wilkes-Barre and Pittston cities for 2015.  The office will also be collecting the County/Municipal taxes for Nanticoke City and Newport Township.

Office hours are 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday.

Questions regarding the collection of taxes can be directed to our office at (570) 830-5129.


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The 2015 issue date for all tax notices (except for Nanticoke City and Newport Township) is February 2, 2015.

  • Rebate period (two months) February 2nd  to April 1st   
  • Face period (two months) April 2nd  to June 1st
  • Penalty period June 2nd to December 31st


The 2015 issue date for properties in Nanticoke City and Newport Township is February 9, 2015.

  • Rebate period (two months) February 9th  to April 8th  
  • Face period (two months) April 9th  to June 8th
  • Penalty period June 9th to December 31st


We do accept postmark.

Property owners are responsible for forwarding all tax bills to their mortgage company if their taxes are escrowed.

Checks should be made payable to County of Luzerne. All incorrect checks will be sent back. No refunds will be issued.

Please enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope if you would like a receipt. No receipt will be sent without a SASE.

Tax certifications are ten dollars ($10.00) for each property and must include name, property location & Parcel Identification Number.

Please mail your request to:

Luzerne County Treasurer
200 North River Street
Wilkes Barre, PA 18711

You may also fax your request to (570) 825-1893. A copy of the $10.00 check MUST accompany your faxed request.



Last Updated: 01/29/15 08:51:35
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