With historical drops in common level ratios throughout Pennsylvania’s 67 counties from last year to this year, commercial or industrial property owners should be reviewing their assessed values for potential reductions for the 2023 tax year.

The annual assessment appeal deadline of August 1, 2022 for assessed values effective for tax year January 1, 2023

On June 8, 2022, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court denied the City of Philadelphia’s (the “City”) Petition for Allowance of Appeal from the decision of the Commonwealth Court in Duffield House Assocs., L.P. v. City of Phila., 260 A.3d 329 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2021) (“Duffield House”).  In that case, the Commonwealth Court had affirmed the trial

The City’s Office of Property Assessment is planning to post the results of reassessments of all properties in Philadelphia by Monday, May 9, 2022.

The new values of more than 580,000 residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional properties in Philadelphia are to take effect for Tax Year 2023, with property taxes due on March 31, 2023.

Wayne County is currently going through a countywide reassessment whereby the county is going to reassess ever property within its border.  The last time Wayne County performed a countywide reassessment was in 2004.  Wayne County started the countywide reassessment process back in January 2021 and has since held public meetings, mailed out data mailers to

The annual assessment appeal deadline of August 1, 2021 for assessed values effective for tax year January 1, 2022 is quickly approaching for the following Pennsylvania Counties:

Adams, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Chester, Dauphin, Erie, Fayette, Franklin, Indiana,  Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton and York.

However, because August 1, 2021 falls on a

The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue adjusted the Common Level Ratio (“CLR”) for Delaware County to reflect Delaware County’s countywide reassessment base change effective January 1, 2021.  Accordingly, for documents accepted between 7/1/2020 to 12/31/2020 the applicable Delaware County CLR is 2.00.  For documents accepted between 1/1/2021 to 6/30/2021 the applicable Delaware County CLR is 1.00. 

The Pennsylvania State Tax Equalization Board (“STEB”) has released the Common Level Ratio (“CLR”) real estate valuation factors for 2019.  The common level ratio is the ratio of assessed value to market value used to value properties in a particular county for property tax purposes, and is used for purposes of appealing property tax assessments