The Berks County Treasurer’s Office sent the 2021 Real Estate tax bills to the post office on Feb. 23 to be mailed to recipients. Due to the reported delays with the U.S. Postal Service throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the treasurer’s office sent the bills earlier than in previous years and wants to make the public aware of important information regarding the 2021 Real Estate tax bills. For more information, see the full press release
The 2021 Real Estate Tax Bills were sent to the owners of all Berks County properties, including tax-exempt properties, as part of the Treasurer's Office's transition to a new system. The bills for exempt properties indicate that no amount is due for that property. The bills were sent to all properties to allow property owners to review and confirm their data is correct within the new system. If the information is not correct, the property owner should contact the Treasurer's Office at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call (610) 478-6640, ext. 5648. For more information, see the full press release
2020 REAL ESTATE TAX REMINDER NOTICES
Due to the extension of the FLAT period to September 30, 2020, reminder notices may have been sent to individuals that have paid their bill by the extended FLAT date. If you have received a notice and your bill has been paid, you may disregard this notice. If you believe your bill has been paid and you received a notice, please contact our office for confirmation. We apologize for any inconvenience this notice may have caused.
Due to the rapid spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), effective March 18, 2020, the Berks County Treasurer’s office and Berks County Tax Claim Bureau are:
CLOSED TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC
Effective March 13, 2020, the Berks County Treasurer’s office and the Berks County Tax Claim Bureau will:
NO LONGER ACCEPT CASH
Acceptable forms of payment are: Check or Money Order Only
There are no exceptions to this policy
We recommend mailing payments or utilizing our drop box located at the entrance to the Service Center Building (immediately upon entering the turn-style doors). Enclose your payment in an envelope with your name, phone number, and list your bill number or parcel number to ensure your account is credited accurately.
(Money Orders and Checks that are returned to us from the bank will be charged a $30 service fee.)
Thank you for your understanding.
The following Resolution was passed to extend the FLAT period of the 2020 Real Estate Tax bill for the COUNTY portion only.
*Each Municipality has the authority to maintain or change their billing periods and you must contact them or the appropriate Tax Collector for information regarding the municipal portion.