Required form to appeal a property assessment. The appeal form is a two page document. It is important to read and complete both pages.
Appellant must provide one copy of all evidence submitted to be retained within the appeal file.
The original signed, completed appeal form must be received in the office by 5:00 on the filing deadline in order for the appeal to be considered timely filed. Appeal forms may not be sent via e-mail or fax.
NOTE: The open appeal period to file a Regular Appeal is July 1 to August 15.
Required form to be completed by mobile home park owners/managers
Act 319: Clean & Green (Deadline for the submission of applications is required in the Assessment Office by June 1 in order to be considered for the following year's taxes).
Forms may be obtained by contacting your school district. Please note that the Assessment Office does not provide these forms. See list of school districts to obtain the necessary forms.
Should you need assistance in completing the form contact the Berks County Homestead Office at 610.478.6262 EXT 5252. For more information, please visit the PA Department of Education's web site which offers an online presentation on Property Tax Relief.
The main responsibility of the Real Estate Office is to make sure that all assessments are fair and equitable. The Assessment Office maintains ownership and assessments records for parcels within Berks County and ensures that all new construction is measured, described and assessed. The Assessment Office works with property owners, municipalities, tax collectors and school districts concerning assessments.