In view of current market conditions, now is a good time to review your company's real estate portfolio to consider assessment appeals for tax year 2011. Ballard Spahr stands ready to assist you in these efforts. We have compiled a list of certain Pennsylvania county appeal deadlines, as follows:

Class of County

Counties

Deadline

First Class

Philadelphia

October 4 (first Monday in October)

Second Class A

Bucks

August 2

Second Class A

Delaware

August 2

Second Class A

Montgomery

September 1

Third Class

Berks

August 15

Third Class

Chester

August 2

Third Class

Dauphin

August 1 (Sunday)

Third Class

Lackawanna

September 1

Third Class

Lancaster

August 1 (Sunday)

Third Class

Lehigh

August 1 (Sunday)

Third Class

Luzerne

September 1

Third Class

Northampton

September 1

Third Class

York

August 1 (Sunday)

Fourth to Eighth Class

All remaining counties

September 1 or an alternate date that may be set by the county’s board of assessment appeals

For more information about Pennsylvania real property tax appeals, please contact Michael Sklaroff, Chair, Real Estate Department, 215.864.8700 or sklaroff@ballardspahr.com; Philip B. Korb, Philadelphia Office, 215.864.8709 or korb@ballardspahr.com; and Matthew N. McClure, Philadelphia Office, 215.864.8771 or mcclure@ballardspahr.com.


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