Tax Claim Bureau
ATTENTION: DUE TO WEST CHESTER CHRISTMAS PARADE PREPARATIONS THE CHESTER COUNTY TAX CLAIM BUREAU, AS WELL AS ALL CHESTER COUNTY GOVERNMENT OFFICES IN THE 313 WEST MARKET STREET BUIDLING, WILL BE CLOSED FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2ND AT 2:30 PM. WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS MAY CAUSE
We invite you to browse the most recent information concerning our delinquent real estate taxes.
The Tax Claim Bureau provides statutorily mandated notices to owners and administers Upset Tax Sales, Judicial Sales, Repository of Unsold Properties and maintains Bankruptcy status. The Bureau also provides Tax Certifications regarding paid and unpaid taxes upon request.
All real estate taxes are considered delinquent if not paid by December 31st of the current year. Any unpaid taxes are returned to the Tax Claim Bureau during the month of January. Interest accrues at the rate of 3/4 of 1% per month or 9% per annum. The Tax Claim Bureau conducts several sales each year. The Upset Tax Sale is held in September, the Continued Upset Sale is held in December and more than one Judicial Sale may be held during the year.
The County Of Chester Tax Claim Bureau makes no representations or warranties on any properties sold during tax sales. The Bureau also does not give legal advice concerning tax issues.