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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 2017. 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 2017 issue date for all County/Municipal tax notices is February 8, 2017.

  • Rebate period (two months) February 8th to April 7th
  • Face period (two months) April 8th   to June 7th
  • Penalty period June 8th 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: 01/20/17 16:52:17
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