Tax Information

Residents of Brookhaven Borough are sent 3 tax bills each year – Borough, County, and School.

  • All unpaid taxes will be liened at the County Tax Claim Bureau for payment. Please call the Tax Collector’s office for amount due for these fees.
  • Any resident requesting a paid receipt of their tax bill, must include a self-addressed stamped envelope. Payments received without the envelope will not be returned to the resident.

Borough Taxes

James H. Smith, Jr. – Tax Collector
504 Camelot Drive
Brookhaven, PA. 19015
610-872-4989
Email: james.smith@brookhavenboro.com

Borough tax bills are sent out each year in mid February. This bill includes the borough tax as well as the sewer fee and trash fee, if applicable.

  • If payment is made prior to March 31st, a discount of 2% will be deducted from the borough tax portion of the bill. There is no discount on the sewer or trash fees.
  • If payment is made between April 1st and May 31st, the tax will be due in the face amount.
  • Any payments made after June 1st will be charged a 10% penalty.

Borough Taxes: Total tax millage: 2.72
Sewer Fees: Vary as to location of property
Trash Fee: $250 per household (Condominiums in the Borough do not have a trash fee.)


County Taxes

County tax bills are sent out each year in mid February.

  • If payment is made prior to April 1st, a discount of 2% will be deducted from the county tax.
  • If payment is made after April 1st and by June 1st, the tax will be due in the face amount.
  • Any payments made after June 1st will be charged a 10% penalty.

Payments:

  • Mailed to Treasurer or Delaware County, P.O. Box 1886, Media, PA 19063-8886
  • Paid at a Delaware County TD Bank
  • Paid at the Court House in Media

For any Delaware County tax questions:

Delaware County Treasurer
201 West Front St. Media, Pa 1903
Phone: 610-891-4278 | Fax: 610-891-4883


School Taxes

Penn-Delco School Taxes tax bills are sent out each year in July.

  • If payment is made on or before August 31st, a discount of 2% will be deducted from the school tax.
  • If payment is made on or before October 31st, the tax will be due in the net amount.
  • Any payments made after November 1st will be charged a 10% penalty.

Payments:

  • Mailed to Penn-Delco School District, P.O. Box 95000-2095, Philadelphia, PA 19195-2095
  • Paid at the Aston TD Bank
  • Paid at the Penn-Delco School District Tax Office, 2821 Concord Road, Aston, 610-497-6300 x1304 (next to Northley Middle School)

Rebates

Residents may be eligible for rebate programs:

  • Senior citizens with a household income less than $25,000, may be eligible for a Trash Rebate. More information and forms are available at the Borough Office.
  • Residents 65 or older, widows/widowers 50 or older, and those with disabilities 18 or older, with a household income less than $35,000 ($15,000 for renters) may be eligible for the PA Property Tax/Rent Rebate.  More information and forms are available at our State Representative’s office located in the Borough Municipal Center.

Notice to Mortgage and Settlement Service Companies:

  • There is a charge of $30.00 per folio for a certification that will include Borough, sewer and trash fees (if applicable), for 4 years. 
    Duplicate bill fee is $10.00 per folio.
  • Payments made without tax bill will require a $10.00 fee per folio. All requests must be made in writing accompanied with necessary fees. These fees are payable to: James H. Smith, Jr. Tax Collector
  • “NSF” fee is $30.00. This fee is payable to: Borough of Brookhaven, Tax Collection

Note: A Tax Certification will not be processed without the proper fee and a self addressed envelope. The office does not fax certifications.