The Borough of Hellertown

…...“Cherishing Our Past.... Embracing the Future”

Notice to Borough Taxpayers & Residents


As of January 1, 2016, all unpaid Borough of Hellertown 2015 Real Estate Taxes, Fire Service Taxes and Sanitation & Recycling Fees shall be considered delinquent. On or about that date, all such delinquent accounts shall be forwarded to the appropriate agency for collection.  With such action, additional monetary penalties will accrue against the delinquent account.

Real Estate Tax Information


As a property owner in Hellertown Borough, you will receive tax bills from three (3) separate entities The Borough of Hellertown, Saucon Valley School District and Northampton County.


  As of October 31st, 2015 the assessed value of the Borough was $130,015,100


Hellertown Borough Real Estate Taxes

The Real Estate Tax bill consisting of the Real Estate (Property) and Fire Tax is mailed out the first week of February each year. If a mortgage company pays your taxes, it is the property owner’s responsibility to send the tax bill to their mortgage company. (As of 1/1/2013 the Property Tax and Fire Tax are on one tax bill)











 















Northampton County      


More information can be found on the County’s Website

Please (Click Here) for the County Tax Office


Saucon Valley School District    

Effective July 1, 2009, the Saucon Valley School District appointed Berkheimer to administer the collection of the School District’s Real Estate and Per Capita Taxes.

Please be advised THE SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL NO LONGER ACCEPT TAX PAYMENTS.

For Tax Certifications, please call the numbers below or mail your request to:

    Berkheimer - SVSD

    PO Box 25144

    Lehigh Valley, PA 18002

For your convenience the following locations are available to accept payment of your Real Estate and Per Capita Taxes:

    • You may pay your Tax bill at any Lafayette Ambassador Bank.

    • Payments will be accepted from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Berkheimer Outsourcing.

 1530 Valley Center Parkway, Suite 180, Bethlehem, PA 18017.

    • You may mail your remit to:

        Saucon Valley School District

        PO Box 22170

        Lehigh Valley, PA 18002-2170

If you need further assistance, you may contact us Monday through Friday, from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM at 866-300-1714 or 610-599-3143.

Thank you for your cooperation.


Interim Real Estate Bills

An interim tax bill is an addition to the tax duplicate due to an improvement to your parcel.  The county assessment office sends changes to local taxing district.  An interim bill is produced at the local tax rate and is reduced proportionately to the number of months remaining the tax year.  Interim taxes will have a different discount face and penalty period that the original duplicate.


Tax Certificate Request

The completed tax certification will then be faxed or mailed to the person requesting the tax information.

 Please go to the “Forms” page(Click Here) to review the current fee schedule




2016 Borough Property Taxes

Real Estate = 18.75 Mils

Fire Tax = 1.5 Mils

Full Payment Deadlines

Billing Date

February 1, 2016

Discount - 2%

Until

April 4, 2016

Base

Until

June 3, 2016

Penalty +10%

After

June 3, 2016




Installment Payment Plan Deadlines

Installment #1 must be paid on or before the due date indicated.  

Failure to pay installment #1 removed the option of installment payments

Installment #1

Until

April 5, 2016

Installment #2

Until

June 3, 2016

Penalty +10%

After

June 3, 2016




Introducing……MunciPAY Payment Service

A new service will soon allow Hellertown residents and property owners to pay their borough garbage, recycling and real estate/fire tax bills online. This service is now available please (Click Here)

Online Payment