The Carnegie Borough
Property Tax Office is responsible for collecting property taxes for
Carnegie Borough and Carlynton School District.
Income Taxes &
Delinquent Borough Taxes
Jordan Tax Service
Road, McMurray, PA 15317
Andrews & Price, LLC
1500 Ardmore Blvd, Suite
Wilkinsburg, PA 15221
In light of recent calls received at the
Carnegie Borough Administration Office regarding letters received from TurnKey
Taxes, please be advised that the Borough has contracted with TurnKey Taxes for
the collection of delinquent business privilege taxes and earned income taxes.
If you have received a letter from TurnKey Taxes, it is legitimate and they are
officially working with the Borough of Carnegie. Should you have any
questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Borough Administration at
John Weinstein, Allegheny County Treasurer
436 Grant St, Rm 106
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Allegheny County Property Tax Deadlines
before March 31st
Face before April 30th
Delinquent after May 1st
Instructions for paying property tax
Property tax bills are mailed to all property owners (or their mortgage
companies) on July 1 of every year. The yellow bill is for Carnegie Borough and
the white bill is for Carlynton School District.
In the upper right-hand corner of each bill you will see three amounts. Your
options are as follows:
- 2% Discount –
Paying early earns you a 2% discount if the bill is paid on or before
August 31. Checks must be both made out correctly AND envelopes
postmarked by August 31 in order to qualify for Discount.
- Face Tax –
“Face” is the actual amount of tax owed without discount. Checks must
be both made out correctly AND envelopes postmarked by October 31 in
order to qualify for Face.
- 10% Penalty –
If your tax bill is paid after October 31 a 10% penalty is assessed.
penalty period ends December 31 after
which the tax bill is considered delinquent and is turned over to Jordan
Tax Service for collection. JTS will add further interest and fees.
& BOROUGH PROPERTY TAX DEADLINES
early - delays may cost money.
December 31st, contact
Delinquent Tax Collections listed below.
Installment Payments: You
have the option to pay School taxes in installments if you wish. Installments
are available at the Face amount
only and are available for School taxes
only. Installment payments are due Sept 30, Oct 31, Nov 30, and Dec 31. In
order to qualify for Installment payments your first installment must be
received no later than Sept 30.
payment by mail follow these instructions
- Checks should be made out to Margaret G. Bowman Tax Collector and
mailed to the Carnegie Borough Building, One Veterans Way, Carnegie
- If paying by mail, include the four-digit Account Number and
Lot/Block on your check.
- Receipts: If you wish to receive a receipt, enclose
copies of your bills
along with a self-addressed stamped envelope and a receipt will be
mailed to you. Receipts cannot be mailed without both an envelope
and a stamp.
- If you do not want a receipt, enclose the top portion of your bill
with your payment so that your account is credited properly. DO NOT
MAIL CHECKS WITHOUT A BILL OR INSTALLMENT PAYMENT TICKET.
- If you wish to pay in person, Tax Office hours for July and August
are printed on the bill. Additional times are available upon
request – call the Tax Office at 412-279-3346 to set an appointment.
- If your mortgage company pays your taxes, the tax bills should be
mailed directly to them. If necessary please forward the enclosed
bills to your mortgage company.
- By Borough Ordinance and for the safety of our taxpayers, cash
payments are no longer permitted. Checks, money orders, and
cashier’s checks are welcome.
- NOTE: We strongly recommend mailing payments before the deadline in
case the mail is delayed.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. When do the new assessments take effect?
A. The new assessments will be used to calculate property taxes starting in
Q. How much will my taxes be next year?
A. Millage rates may vary slightly from year to year. The Borough sets its
millage rate in December or January, and the School District sets its millage
rate in May or June. Once the millage rates have been announced, tax bills are
calculated by multiplying assessed
value times millage.
To figure out how much your taxes will be, multiply the assessed value of your
property times the millage rate. As an example, for a house valued at $100,000
that is being taxed at 6.75 mils, multiply 100,000 times .00675 to figure out the
tax amount (in this example, $675.00). If the house is being taxed at 20.584
mils, multiply 100,000 times .020584 to figure out the tax amount (in this case,
Q. I need a copy of my Borough and School tax
A. Mail your request with a
self-addressed stamped envelope to: Margaret G. Bowman, Tax Collector / 1
Veterans Way / Carnegie, PA 15106
Q. Can you fax / email my bills to me?
A. Tax bills are available
in hard copy only.
Q. I need to have a form signed stating that I
live in Carnegie Borough.
A. This form is required for
income tax. Contact contact Jordan Tax Service at 412-835-5243. If they give
you permission to have Carnegie’s tax collector sign the paper then you can
bring it in for a signature.
Q. What are the tax rates?
A. Carnegie Borough’s tax
rate is 6.75 mills ($6.75 for every thousand dollars of property value).
Carlynton School District’s tax rate is 20.584 mills ($20.584 for every thousand
dollars of property value).
Q. How is the tax year accounted?
A. Carnegie Borough’s tax
year is a calendar year, January through December. Carlynton School District is
on a fiscal year from July 1 through June 30. However tax bills are mailed
together on July 1 of each year.