Late City Tax Bills Threaten Tax Break For ManyDon't blame the mailman. Pittsburgh's property tax bills are late this year.
Property Reassessment Process To Start Thursday In Washington Co.The re-assessment process begins this week for residents in Washington County.
Second Chance Assessment Appeals Program Has Some Rule ChangesAbout 100,000 people in Allegheny County appealed their property reassessment last year.
Property Owners Getting Another Chance To Appeal AssessmentWhen the assessment at Al Montuoro's Green Tree house went up 68 percent, he did like 100,000 other property owners and appealed. But he was given only a three percent decrease.
Property Tax Deadline Extended Due To ErrorProperty owners in Allegheny County have extra time to pay this year’s tax bill. That's because the first round of tax bills printed are wrong, over-charging you. And now, it's the county that will have to pay to fix the problem.
CMU Professor Says Property Tax Bills May Be Set Too HighAs a county taxpayer, you've probably been bracing for it since you got your reassessment notice. Click on the county assessment website and there it is - your 2013 real estate tax bill.
Allegheny Co. Homeowners Have Sticker Shock Over New Property TaxesFor the first time, everyone can see just what they’ll be paying in new property taxes on the Allegheny County Assessment website.
Allegheny County Tax Bills OnlineIf you live in Allegheny County, you're probably expecting a higher tax bill after the most recent round of property assessments.
Residents File Class Action Suit Over Property AssessmentSome Allegheny County property owners who are upset they lost their assessment appeal are seeking to join a class-action lawsuit. They say they paid hundreds of dollars to have their home appraised, only to have the appraisal rejected.
City Property Tax Rate To Decline To Keep City From Illegal WindfallAs required by state law after a county reassessment, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl has proposed a reduction in the city's property tax rate to keep the city from reaping a windfall from a 48 percent increase in property values under the county's new assessment system.
Some Lowered Property Assessment Adjustments Possible By End Of Year If you own a property in one of Allegheny County's poorer neighborhoods, you could see a reduced assessed value soon.
County Controller Finds Problems With Recent ReassessmentsAllegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner says the 2011 property reassessment by Tyler Technologies technically complied with the contract -- but that was because there was such a low standard of accountability.
120,000 Property Owners Appeal AssessmentsThe waiting room at the appeals office is packed as property owners are called into hearing rooms to argue their case. People like Kody Miller of Vandergrift call it a major inconvenience.
Allegheny County Property Assessment Appeal Deadline
It Pays To Appeal Your Property AssessmentA review by KDKA-TV of the first 5,000 informal assessment appeals found that more than half saw their assessment go down. Property assessments are being reduced at an average of 14 percent.