Claims

2021 Upset Sale

WEB PAYMENTS WILL DISCONTINUE AT 4:00 PM ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2021. IF YOU HAVE ANY DELINQUENCIES TO PAY BEFORE THE UPSET SALE, THEY MUST BE PAID IN THE TREASURER’S OFFICE. THERE IS NO REDEMPTION OF PROPERTY ONCE A PARCEL HAS SOLD ON SEPTEMBER 24, 2021.

Pre-Registration for the September 24, 2021 Upset 2021 Sale will begin at 9:00 AM on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 and will conclude at 4:30 PM on Monday, September 13, 2021.


You must have ALL Registration items below to register with our office. You will NOT be able to register if you are missing any of the items below:

  • $25.00 Registration Fee (Cash Only)
  • Bidder Registry Form
  • Copy of Photo ID
  • Sale Conditions and Instructions
  • Affidavit of Bidder (Note: All persons listed on the deed or Bill of Sale must complete an Affidavit.)

NOTE: If you are registering as part of a business or LLC, you must provide a list of names, business addresses, and phone numbers for all members, officers, managers, and any other persons with any ownership interest or right. You must also provide a printed IRS Form SS-4 which provides the business or LLC EIN Number. See below for example:

tax-irs-certificate

As a reminder, you will NOT be able to register for the sale if you do not have all required documentation at the time of registration. If you would like an updated list of properties on the day of the sale, you must pre-pay for your list(s) at the time of pre-registration. 

The cost of the printed list is $10.00 per list (cash only).


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Download pre-registration documents (PDF .3 MB)


About the Bureau


The Tax Claim Bureau of he Washington County Tax Revenue Department is responsible for collecting delinquent taxes for the county Treasurer, school districts, townships, and boroughs. After collections, the funds are dispersed to the appropriate taxing bodies.

The bureau provides tax information regarding delinquencies to banking institutions, real estate agencies, attorneys, etc., as well as to individuals and title searchers. The bureau conducts tax sales as prescribed by law.
Washington County does not publish or maintain an excess fund list. All monies are distributed to owner(s) or to the Municipalities after 3 years.