• Perry County Courthouse
  • 2 East Main Street, New Bloomfield, PA 17068
  • P) 717.582.2131

Tax Claim

Kristine Adkins, Director

Michelle Thebes

Phone: 717-582-2131 Ext. 4120

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

Mailing Address And Payment Information:

Make checks payable to Perry County Tax Claim Bureau

Perry County Tax Claim Bureau
P.O. Box 37
New Bloomfield, PA 17068

* Overnight Address:  25 West Main Street, New Bloomfield, PA  17068

Location- Veterans Memorial Building, 25 West Main Street, New Bloomfield, PA 17068


The Perry County Tax Claim Bureau collects PRIOR YEAR delinquent County, Municipal and School Real Estate Taxes.

All delinquent taxes are in the collection system as of February 1, interest is added the first of each month. Payments will be accepted from 8:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. daily. Call (717) 582-2131 ext. 4120 for current balance. Acceptable payment methods are cash, money orders, cashier checks or online with a debit or credit card at the site listed under associated links, a convenience fee will be applied. NO PERSONAL OR COMPANY CHECKS. Current year taxes will be paid to the local tax collector or bank if paying school real estate taxes. Unpaid County/Municipal per Capita Tax Bills will be turned over for collection on January 1st to J.P. Harris Associates, LLC.

Tax Certificate for delinquent tax status cost $10.00, payable to the Perry County Tax Claim Bureau.

Tax Sale

On July 1, of the second year after the original tax bill was issued by the local tax collector, if still unpaid, the property will become eligible for Upset Tax Sale in September of the second delinquent year. The owner will receive notice, the property will be posted and advertised in the Perry County Times, The News-Sun and the Duncannon Record in July. The property will be subject to the additional costs associated with sale proceedings. Payment in full or entering into a payment agreement will stay the sale. Payment agreements can be made with 25% of the total amount due as down-payment, contact the office for further information.


Date:  9:00 a.m. September 27, 2022

Location:  Veterans Memorial Building, 25 W. Main St. New Bloomfield PA 17068 (Commissioners’ Conference Room)

Masks Required

Registration Required – Forms can be found under Documents & Forms

Attention:  There is a $25.00 Non-Refundable Registration Fee due at the time the forms are received by the Bureau.  NO Registrations will be accepted via mail.  Registrations will be accepted in office from 8:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. on September 1, 2022 thru September 15, 2022.  NO Exceptions.

Perry County Commissioners Conference Room
25 West Main St.
New Bloomfield, PA 17068


Date:  To Be Announced

Location:  Perry County Extension Office Conference Room, 8 S. Carlisle Street, New Bloomfield PA 17068

Masks Required

Registration Required – Forms can be found under Documents & Forms


Under Private Sale, the property will be sold free and cleared of all real estate tax claims and tax judgments. This sale is conducted under the provisions of the Real Estate Tax Sale Law, Section 613(a) of Act No. 542, approved July 7, 1947, as amended.