Tax Millage Rates for 2019-20
- Chester County Residents, 29.16 mills
- Chadds Ford, Delaware County Residents, 25.71 mills
TAX PAYMENTS SHOULD BE MAILED TO:
C/O FULTON BANK
P.O. BOX 4065
LANCASTER, PA 17604
OR TAKEN TO ANY BRANCH OF FULTON
Tax bills will be mailed on June 28, 2019. If you do not receive a tax bill by the 2nd week of July, please call the tax office at 610-347-0970 Ext. 3321 to request another copy.
Failure to receive a tax bill does not entitle owner to discount or remission of penalty on taxes.
It is the responsibility of the taxpayer to forward their tax bill to their mortgage company if their taxes are held in escrow.
Early Payment Discount: Discount amount (face minus 2%) is due by Aug. 31, the face amount is due by Oct. 31 and the penalty amount (face + 7.5%) is due by Dec. 31. If taxes are not paid by Dec. 31 they will be turned over to the county tax claim bureau for collection.
Postmark is accepted for payment.
Credit cards: are now accepted for payment. Visit www.officialpayments.com for information. Note: A service fee of 2.8% applies to credit card payments made through officialpayments.com.
Installments: If you wish to pay by installments, you must contact the tax office by July 31 to register and to obtain payment details. You may not pay by installments if you do not register. If you choose the installment plan you forfeit the 2% discount and taxes will be due at the face amount by October 31 in 3 equal installments due August 31, September 30 and October 31.
If the last business day of the month falls on a weekend, the payment is due on Monday or the next business day in the case of a Monday holiday.
Your cancelled check will serve as your proof of payment. If you would like a receipt, send both copies of your bill with a self addressed stamped envelope with your payment. If a stamped return envelope is not provided, a receipt will not be sent.
Tax Certification Requests
There is no charge for verbal tax information. For a written tax certification the fee is $10.00 per year/ per parcel.
- If a faxed certification is acceptable, indicate that on your request and it will be faxed to you.
- If you want the tax cert to be mailed back to you include a self addressed stamped envelope .
- If a return envelope is not provided, the certification will be faxed back.