ACT 57

In 2022, ACT 57 was signed into law amending the Pennsylvania Local Tax Collection Law. This Act authorizes the waiver of certain charges and penalties for taxpayers' late payment of the face amount of real estate taxes, in prescribed circumstances.  This act applies to taxes assessed on or after January 1st, 2023. 

Please fill out and follow the instructions in the Request for Waiver of Additional Charges.  No waiver will be granted unless all five items are checked off, all required supporting documents are attached, and full payment of the face value amount of the tax is attached. If the application is not completed in its entirety, the application will be returned.  

Request for Waiver of Additional Charges

Copies of deeds can be purchased at the Recorder of Deeds' office.

We strongly recommend submitting certified funds for the full payment of the face value amount of the real estate taxes.

Your application will be returned to you if it is not completed in its entirety. Resubmission of completed application must be within 12 months of the "qualifying event."

If your application is not submitted within 12 months of a "qualifying event," you will be responsible for all interest, penalties and costs. 

Your submission can be mailed or dropped off:

Mailing Address:

Montgomery County Tax Claim Bureau

P.O. Box 190

Norristown, PA 19404

Office Location:

One Montgomery Plaza

425 Swede Street - 6th Floor

Norristown, PA 19401