Indiana County Chief Assessor
Frank E. Sisko Jr.
Deputy Director: Anna Bodnar
Solicitor: Michael J Supinka
Indiana County Tax Claim Bureau
Indiana County Courthouse, Second floor
825 Philadelphia St.
Indiana, PA 15701-3973
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4pm
Phone: (724) 465-3810
Welcome to the Tax Claim Bureau
ANYONE HAVING OVERDUE TAXES
SHOULD CONTACT THE OFFICE AS SOON AS
POSSIBLE TO DISCUSS PAYMENT OPTIONS.
FORMS OF PAYMENT:
CERTIFIED CHECKS AND MONEY ORDERS.
IN SOME CASES, PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
CASH PAYMENTS ARE LIMITED TO $100.00.
CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS ONLINE (ONLY)
New regulations regarding bidder registrations effective 2022. Contact the office for more information.
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The Tax Claim Bureau is responsible for the collection of delinquent school, municipal and county real estate taxes and also conducts County tax sales. The office maintains public record of all delinquent taxes and sales for historical and title examination purposes.
Yes, CREDIT CARD payments can be made Online ONLY. Other acceptable forms of payments are certified funds, money orders, checks and cash limited to $100.00.
Yes. You may pay online with a credit card.
Yes. Payments may be made at any time in any amount until the time the claim is due in full. Formal payment contracts are offered only when a property is at least two years delinquent and approaching a tax sale deadline.
Lien certificates are issued the same day as the request for a fee of $5.00 per parcel. Payments can be made online by CREDIT CARD.
Delinquent per capita tax cannot be accepted at the Tax Claim bureau office. They can be accepted at Berkheimer, Statewide Recovery, and the Treasurer’s Office.
Occupation/Per Capita FAQs
It is a “Head Tax” that everyone 18 years of age and older are required to pay.
This tax is based on employment, but not all of Indiana County Municipalities and School Districts levy occupation taxes.
Contact your Tax Collector in your municipality. You are responsible for contacting your Tax Collector of any changes to your name, address, or occupation status. Where you live on January 1st of the year determines where you pay taxes at for the entire year.
Statewide Recovery is a Debt Collection service out of Sunbury, PA 17801. They are contracted by a taxing body to collect unpaid Per Capita/Occupation Taxes. Berkheimer is another Debt Collection service which is out of Lehigh Valley, PA 18002. They also collect unpaid Per Capita/Occupation Taxes.
*If you receive a notice from either one of these companies, you should contact them regarding any questions or payment.
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