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County Tax Collection
To pay County Real Estate Taxes for properties located in Wilkes-Barre, Pittston and Nanticoke by Credit or Debit Card please visit:
Warning for Incorrect Payment Amounts: We reserve the right to reject any payment that is not the correct amount, or if it is for a municipality/borough/township other than the cities of Wilkes-Barre, Pittston & Nanticoke.
WILKES-BARRE, PITTSTON AND NANTICOKE
The Luzerne County Treasurer’s Office will collect the county taxes for Wilkes-Barre and Pittston cities for 2013. We are also collecting county and municipal taxes for the city of Nanticoke.
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.
- Rebate period (two months) January 31st to April 1st
- Face period (two months) April 2nd to June 1st (Face payments will be accepted in person in our office on Monday, June 3rd)
- Penalty period June 2nd 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.
Personal checks for 2013 taxes will not be accepted after December 15, 2013.
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’s Office
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.