Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania Tax Assessors' Office
601 Walnut Street, Suite 300 West
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
Where is the Philadelphia County Tax Assessor's Office?
What can the Philadelphia County Assessor's Office do for me?
The Philadelphia County Tax Assessor's Office oversees the appraisal and assessment of properties as well as the billing and collection of property taxes for all taxable real estate located in Philadelphia County.
Contact the assessor's office if you need help with paying your property taxes, applying for a homestead exemption or other tax exemption, reporting upgrades to your home, appealing your property tax assessment, or verifying your property records.
Submitting a Philadelphia County property tax appeal
If you believe that your house has been unfairly overappraised (i.e. appraised at a value higher than the true market value of the property), you can attempt to get your home re-appraised at a lower value by contacting the Assessor's Office to submit a property tax appeal.
You will have to submit a form describing your property and sufficient proof that it is overassessed, including valuations of similar homes nearby as evidence. If your appeal is accepted, your home assessment (and property taxes) will be lowered as a result.
If you would like to appeal your property, call the Philadelphia County Assessor's Office at (215) 686 4334 and ask for a property tax appeal form. Keep in mind that property tax appeals are generally only accepted in a 1-3 month window each year.
For more information and example appeals, see how to appeal your property taxes.
Useful Philadelphia County Facts:
The median home value in Philadelphia County is between $133,643.00 and $136,757.00. Property tax rates are based on property values.
How can I contact Philadelphia County?
You can try contacting the Philadelphia County local government directly with any issues the Assessor's Office can't solve. In many counties, certain property records such as deeds are kept in the county courthouse or county archives instead of at the tax assessors' office.
The county seat for Philadelphia County is located in the City Hall in Philadelphia, which is located at 1 Penn Square East. You can direct your general inquiries to Philadelphia County with the contact info listed below.
Philadelphia County Phone Number
Philadelphia County City Hall Address
1 Penn Square East
Philadelphia, PA 19107-2724
Useful Philadelphia County Links:
- Philadelphia County Government Homepage
- Philadelphia County Tax Records
- Property Tax Search Tool
- Philadelphia County Assessors' Office Homepage