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Philadelphia Tax Collection

The Collection of Delinquent Real Estate Taxes on behalf of the City and School District of Philadelphia

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GRB is one of the leading Pennsylvania law firms engaged in the collection of taxes and municipal claims pursuant to the Pennsylvania Municipal Claim and Tax Lien Law (“MCTLL”). While our principal place of business is located in Pittsburgh, we established an office in Center City Philadelphia in August 2009 to collect delinquent and past due real estate taxes on behalf of the City and School District of Philadelphia.

Our office at 1425 Spruce Street is conveniently located near several forms of public transportation. Taxpayers may visit our office between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, to make a payment or discuss their payment options. On this page, you can find important information regarding our Philadelphia Sheriff’s Sales and low-income Owner Occupied Payment Agreements, which may be available to eligible taxpayers.

There are Agencies Which May Be Able to Advise You.

The Philadelphia Taxpayer Assistance Brochure available under “Forms & Other Documents” contains a list of housing counseling agencies and legal service agencies that may be able to advise you about your real estate taxes free if you are eligible. The Brochure also includes other important information regarding your real estate tax liabilities and other options which may help – Read It Carefully.

There are Agencies Which May Be Able to Advise You.

The Philadelphia Taxpayer Assistance Brochure available under “Forms & Other Documents” contains a list of housing counseling agencies and legal service agencies that may be able to advise you about your real estate taxes free if you are eligible. The Brochure also includes other important information regarding your real estate tax liabilities and other options which may help – Read It Carefully.

How to make a payment:

Payments may be made in person or by mail (addresses below) by check, money order, or other certified funds made payable to “City of Philadelphia.”  Your 9-digit OPA# must be included on the payment instrument.  Cash is NOT accepted.

In Person or By Mail:
GRB Law
1425 Spruce Street, Suite 100
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(Open 9:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.)

By Mail:
City of Philadelphia
GRB Collections
P.O. BOX 781087
Philadelphia, PA 19178

Overnight Mail:
City of Philadelphia
Department of Revenue
101 Independence Mall East
Attn: Lockbox #1087
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Frequently Asked Questions

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Disclaimer: GRB Law makes no warranty or representation, express or implied, with respect to the quality, content, accuracy or currency of the FAQs. Nothing contained in the FAQs constitutes or is intended to constitute legal advice or to be relied upon as a legal opinion. The information herein is subject to change at any time.

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Forms & Other Documents

Philadelphia Sheriff Sale

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