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County Tax Collection


Tax Collector – Who to Pay


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


The Luzerne County Treasurer’s Office will collect the County taxes for Hazleton, Nanticoke, Wilkes-Barre and Pittston cities for 2018. The office will also be collecting the County/Municipal taxes for 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.


Click here to pay your property taxes 



The 2018 issue date for the majority of the County/Municipal tax notices is February 12, 2018.

  • Rebate Period (two months): February 12th to April 11th
  • Face Period (two months): April 12th to June 11th
  • Penalty Period: June 12th to December 31st

 The 2018 issue date for Hazle Township is April 1, 2018.

  • Rebate period (two months) April 1st to June 1st
  • Face period (two months) June 2nd to August 1st
  • Penalty period August 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.


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. 


Last Updated: 06/05/18 08:21:37
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