Hampton Township requires a Municipal Lien Letter for the sale or transfer of property and also for a refinance of property. A Lien Letter certifies that there are no municipal claims such as water, sewage, sewer assessment, etc. against the property being sold, transferred, or refinanced. If there is a claim, the letter will provide the amount necessary to satisfy the claim(s). A Lien Letter Request Form must be completed and submitted for processing to the township well in advance of the set or anticipated closing date. Hampton Township requires 10 business days for all sale or refinance transactions. The lien letter form is usually requested by a Title, Settlement Company or an attorney representing the sellers or buyers. The fee for municipal lien letter is $25. The township will issue a lien letter for any municipal claims prior to February, 1996. For all information after this date, please contact both Jordan Tax Service 724-731-2300 / 412-835-5243 and Hampton Shaler Water Authority, at 412-486-4867, in order to avoid any potential delays in the issuance of a lien letter. For information on lien letters contact the Township of Hampton Office at 412-486-0400, extension 1301.
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All employees are required to complete a Certificate of Residence form with their employers. It is the employer’s responsibility to get this information to you; however, if your employer’s payroll department is unfamiliar with this form, please suggest that they contact Keystone Collections at 1-888-328-0558. The Township’s / School District’s 6-digit political subdivision code is 710501. It is extremely important that this code is correct when the form is submitted to your employer.
Township of Hampton tax rates are set in December of every year for the upcoming township fiscal year, which runs from January to December. Rates are set by the Township of Hampton Council after consultation and discussion with residents, business owners, and Township officials in hearings and meetings that are open to the public. The local tax millage rate for the 2019 calendar year is 2.9241 mills; 1.979 for general operating purposes, 0.7415 mills for capital improvement purposes, and 0.2036 for fire protection.
Hampton Township School District millage rates are determined in late June, as the School District runs on a fiscal year from July 1 to June 30. Millage rates are determined by the School Board. The millage rate for 2018 / 2019 is 18.95.
For more information, or to receive an application, contact the County of Allegheny Treasurer's Office located at Room 108 of the Courthouse:436 Grant St.Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, or call them at 412-350-4100.
The Department of Environmental Services and the Municipal Office coordinates the process of dye test and municipal lien and tax certifications for a "sale" closing on a property located in Hampton Township. The application (PDF) for the dye test as well as the list of plumbers (PDF) currently used by Hampton can be downloaded from the website. The application and fee of $40 must be received before a packet for the plumber can be released. The packet can then be picked up at the Reception area. Municipal lien letter packets are periodically mailed to a current list of closing / title companies or attorneys or the packet can be faxed upon request of the attorney or closing/title company. A zoning inspection must be completed prior to release of municipal lien letter by contacting the Permit Department at 412-486-0400, extension 1304. Please make sure the dye test, zoning inspection, and municipal lien letter and/or tax certification(s) are ordered well in advance of the closing date.
Property owners who feel that their property has been assessed too high may appeal first to the Allegheny County Board of Assessment Appeals. The office has 2 review procedures. First, they will conduct a formal review on request without a formal petition and adjust the assessment as necessary. If the owner still disputes the ruling, they can file a formal petition with the office to have a reassessment based on one or more qualifying grounds. If the matter is still unsettled, a court hearing can take place to solve the disagreement. For more information, or to find out about having your property assessed, contact the Allegheny County Board of Assessment Appeals located at:329 County Office BuildingPittsburgh, PA 15219Or call them at 412-350-4600.
Bills are mailed to the owner's last known address. It is the taxpayer's responsibility to keep Jordan Tax Service and Allegheny County informed about current billing information. Failure to receive a bill does not relieve the taxpayer of responsibility for paying it. Many homeowners pay monthly installments for taxes to their mortgage company, which keeps these monies in an escrow account from which they pay the taxes when due. Tax bills are mailed to the mortgage companies in these cases.
For more information, or to notify Jordan Tax Service of an address change for your real estate tax bill, contact JTS at: 102 Rahway RoadMcMurray, PA 15317-3349
437 Grant St.Suite. 900Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. They can be reached by telephone at 412-835-5243 or 724-731-2300.
It is the taxpayer’s responsibility to notify the Township of Hampton’s tax collector (Jordan Tax Service) and Allegheny County of any changes or corrections to the billing address for real estate. The county, township, and school district can only mail tax statements to the last known valid address. A change to a billing can result from one or more of the following:
To change or correct billing addresses for Hampton Township and School District Taxes, Hampton Township and School District requires all billing address changes or corrections to be submitted in writing on the Property Tax Address Change Form to Jordan Tax Service, at: 102 Rahway Road McMurray, PA 15317-3349 or 437 Grant St. Suite. 900 Pittsburgh, PA 15219 If you have any questions, please contact Jordan Tax Service between 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, at 412-835-5243 or 724-731-2300.
437 Grant St.Suite 900Pittsburgh, PA 15219
The deadlines for various taxes are:
There will be seasonal tax collection hours at the Hampton Township Municipal Building, 3101 McCully Road, during the peak tax collection periods for both the Township and School District real estate taxes. Details of the staffing times will be included in each tax bill mailing.Other due dates of interest for taxpayers in the Township of Hampton:
If any deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, the due date is generally the next working date.
For more information about local real estate tax deadlines, contact Jordan Tax Service between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, at 412-835-5243 / 724-731-2300, or the township office at 412-486-0400.
Visit the tax forms (PDF) section of this site to download the tax information form.