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County Tax Collection
Wilkes-Barre, Nanticoke, & Pittston
The Luzerne County Treasurer’s Office will collect the county taxes for Wilkes-Barre, Nanticoke and Pittston cities for 2014. We are also collecting the municipal taxes for Nanticoke City. Both taxes are combined on the same bill
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.
We are in the process of developing our online payment webpage. It should be up and running shortly. Taxes can be paid by eCheck ($1.50 flat fee) or credit/debit card (2.5% of tax).
The 2014 issue date for the tax notices is March 1, 2014.
- Rebate period (two months) March 1st to April 30th
- Face period (two months) May 1st to June 30th
- Penalty period July 1st 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.