Assessment Forms

FORMS AVAILABLE FROM THE ASSESSMENT BUREAU

Phone: (570) 988-4112
Fax: (570) 988-4576

Business Hours
Monday: 9:00am-4:30pm
Tuesday-Friday: 9:00am-4:00pm
*Please note the office is closed for all major holidays and Election Day.

Homestead/Farmstead Exclusion
The Homestead/Farmstead Exclusion (Act 1) application must be filed with the Assessment Bureau no later than March 1 of the open Act 1 year. Applications can be returned in person or mailed to the Assessment Bureau. Applications postmarked after March 1 of the open Act 1 year will be held over until processing begins for the next eligible year. Download the form here

Real Estate Appeal
Any Real Estate Appeal form must be filed with the Assessment Bureau no later than September 1 of the current year. Applications can be returned in person or mailed to the Assessment Bureau. Applications postmarked after September 1 of the current year will be held over until processing begins for the next eligible year.

The Assessment Bureau has three types of real estate appeals:

Mobile Home/Lease Appeals
Residential
Commercial

If you are not aware of which form you should use please contact the assessment office at (570) 988 – 4112.


Real Estate Taxation Exemption
The Real Estate Taxation Exemption application must be filed with the Assessment Bureau no later than September 1 of the current year. Applications can be returned in person or mailed to the Assessment Bureau. Applications postmarked after September 1 of the current year will be held over until processing begins for the next eligible year. Download the form here

Occupational Assessment Appeal
Occupational Assessment Appeal forms have deadlines that vary by municipality and school district. Please call the proper contact to obtain deadlines for appeals. Download the form here