Pennsylvania County Deadlines for Real Property Tax Appeals

In view of current market conditions, now is a good time to review your company's real estate portfolio to consider assessment appeals for tax year 2011. Ballard Spahr stands ready to assist you in these efforts. We have compiled a list of certain Pennsylvania county appeal deadlines, as follows:Class of CountyCountiesDeadlineFirst ClassPhiladelphiaOctober 4 (first Monday in October)Second Class ABucksAugust 2Second Class ADelawareAugust 2Second Class AMontgomerySeptember 1Third ClassBerks August 15Third ClassChesterAugust 2Third ClassDauphinAugust 1 (Sunday)Third ClassLackawannaSeptember 1Third ClassLancasterAugust 1 (Sunday)Third ClassLehighAugust 1 (Sunday)Third ClassLuzerneSeptember 1Third ClassNorthamptonSeptember 1Third ClassYorkAugust 1 (Sunday)Fourth to Eighth ClassAll remaining countiesSeptember 1 or an alternate date that may be set by the county’s board of assessment appealsFor more information about Pennsylvania real property tax appeals, please contact Michael Sklaroff, Chair, Real Estate Department, 215.864.8700 or sklaroff@ballardspahr.com; Philip B. Korb, Philadelphia Office, 215.864.8709 or korb@ballardspahr.com; and Matthew N. McClure, Philadelphia Office, 215.864.8771 or mcclure@ballardspahr.com.