Real Estate Tax

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.

Lisa A. Lagnese, Property Tax Collector
4555 New Texas Road
Plum, PA 15239
(412) 795-4600

Property Tax Office Hours
Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 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 2019, the tax millage rates are as follows:

  • Borough of Plum: 4.78 mills ($4.78 per $1,000 of valuation)
  • Allegheny County: 4.73 mills ($4.73 per $1,000 of valuation)
  • Plum School District: 21.0757 mills ($21.07 per $1,000 of valuation)

Payment plan information is located on the back of the bill.  Your school & borough tax may be paid in three payments based on the face amount of the school & borough tax combined.  First payment must be made before August 31 to participate in the payment plan.  You must pay the exact amount listed by the due dates.

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.