Assessment Forms

Homestead/Farmstead Exclusion
The Homestead/Farmstead Exclusion (Act 1) application must be filed with the Assessment Bureau no later than March 1 of the open Act 1 year. Applications can be returned in person or mailed to the Assessment Bureau. Applications postmarked after March 1 of the open Act 1 year will be held over until processing begins for the next eligible year.

Occupational Assessment Appeal
Occupational Assessment Appeal forms have deadlines that vary by municipality and school district. Please call the proper contact to obtain deadlines for appeals. Download the form here

Catastrophic Loss
The Catastrophic Loss Real Estate Appeal application must be filed with the Assessment Bureau within the remainder of the county fiscal year in which the catastrophic loss occurred or within six months of the date on which the catastrophic loss occurred, which ever period is longer. Download the form here 


The fees for the below applications have changed. The respective fees are listed on the application.

Real Estate Appeal
Any Real Estate Appeal form must be filed with the Assessment Bureau no later than September 1 of the current year. Applications can be returned in person or mailed to the Assessment Bureau. Applications postmarked after September 1 of the current year will be held over until processing begins for the next eligible year.

The Assessment Bureau has three types of real estate appeals:

Mobile Home/Lease Appeals
Residential
Commercial

If you are not aware of which form you should use please contact the assessment office at (570) 988 – 4112.

Real Estate Taxation Exemption
The Real Estate Taxation Exemption application must be filed with the Assessment Bureau no later than September 1 of the current year. Applications can be returned in person or mailed to the Assessment Bureau. Applications postmarked after September 1 of the current year will be held over until processing begins for the next eligible year. Download the form here

 

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