Real Estate Property Tax:
Property owners in the Borough of Plum are required to pay real estate taxes on the real estate they own whether it is undeveloped (vacant) or improved. Exceptions may occur to this, and are determined by the Allegheny County Assessment Department. The department is also responsible for determining the assessment value placed on individual parcels. For information concerning assessments, go to the Allegheny County Office of Assessments.
Real Estate (or Property) Taxes for the Borough and the Plum School District are collected by an Elected Property Tax Collector.
Harry Schlegel, Property Tax Collector
4555 New Texas Road
Plum, PA 15239
PROPERTY TAX OFFICE HOURS
Monday thru Friday 8 am to 5 pm
The Borough of Plum and the Plum School District property tax bills are billed together and have the same due dates. Real Estate tax bills are mailed prior to July 1st of each calendar year. The due dates are as follows:
Discount Amount (Discount 2%) due by August 31
Face Amount due by October 31
Penalty (10%) added on November 1
Tax millage rates are established by the individual taxing bodies. For 2016, the tax millage rates are as follows:
Borough of Plum 4.78 mills ($.378 per $1,000 of valuation)
Allegheny County 4.73 mills ($.473 per $1,000 of valuation)
Plum School District 19.377 mills ($19.377 per $1,000 of valuation)
To make a real estate tax payment using your credit card, visit Official Payments.
Per Capita Tax:
Per Capita Tax is a flat rate levied upon each adult, 18 years and older, within the taxing district. This tax has no connection with employment, income, voting rights or any other factor except residence within the community. In Plum Borough, the Plum School District has a $10.00 per capita tax. Exemptions are available through the tax office. Contact the property tax office to determine your eligibility.