The mission of the Real Estate Department is to maintain the quality of services that are offered to taxpayers, municipalities and school districts of Berks County
Berks County Services Center
633 Court Street, 3rd Floor
Reading, PA 19601
Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
School & Municipal Contacts
Berks County School Secretaries
Berks County Municipal Secretaries
Berks County Tax Information
Berks County Municipal Tax Collectors
Berks County Municipal Tax Rates
TAX MAPS (See Mapping for additional map information)
Exemption Appeal Application
Required form to request tax exempt status, example: Churches, government, schools, non-profit agencies, etc.
Required form to appeal a property assessment. The appeal form is a two page document. It is important to read and complete both pages.
Appellant must provide one copy of all evidence submitted to be retained within the appeal file.
The appeal and filing fee must be received by the filing deadline. The appeal and any attachments may be filed by mail or in person at the above address. Appeal forms may not be sent via e-mail or fax.
NOTE: The open appeal period to file a Regular Appeal is July 1 to August 15.
Change of Address Form
Required form to change mailing address
Mobile Home Activity Report
Required form for mobile home park owners to report changes in ownership.
Act 319: Clean & Green (Deadline for the submission of applications is required in the Assessment Office by June 1 in order to be considered for the following year's taxes).
Forms may be obtained by contacting your school district. Please note that the Assessment Office does not provide these forms. See list of school districts to obtain the necessary forms.
Should you need assistance in completing the form contact the Berks County Homestead Office at 610.478.6262 EXT 5252. For more information, please visit the PA Department of Education's web site which offers an online presentation on Property Tax Relief.
The main responsibility of the Real Estate Office is to make sure that all assessments are fair and equitable. The Assessment Office maintains ownership and assessments records for parcels within Berks County and ensures that all new construction is measured, described and assessed. The Assessment Office works with property owners, municipalities, tax collectors and school districts concerning assessments.