My Property Appears On The Tax Upset Sale List, Now What???

Category: Elk County News Published: Monday, 13 August 2018

The 2018 Elk County Tax Upset Sale listing is available on the Tax Claim Bureau section of the Elk County website and was published in the Ridgway Record and St. Marys Daily Press on Friday, August 10, 2018 is for those taxpayers owing 2016 taxes and prior.  The amount shown in that advertisement is the approximate bid price should be the property go to sale, this amount is the total of all taxes including current year taxes. 

To be removed from the Upset Sale, you may either

  • Make payment of the 2016 taxes and prior in full or
  • Enter into an agreement by coming into the Tax Claim Office and speaking with an employee for the amounts and rules. An agreement requires the owner to pay 25% down and a $15.00 agreement fee, the remaining amount is split into monthly payments which will run through April 30th of the following year.  If a taxpayer misses two consecutive payments the agreement goes into default and the Tax Claim Bureau will not be able to do another agreement with you for 3 years. 

Taxpayers may also make payments online or check their balances by logging into .  PLEASE NOTE: this website will not be available for making payments one week prior to the sale. 

Any properties still owing 2016 and prior taxes as of September 19, 2018 will be exposed for sale at the Tax Upset Sale on September 19, 2018 at 10:00am.

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Elk County Courthouse
250 Main Street
P.O. Box 448
Ridgway, PA 15853

Elk County Courthouse Annex
300 Center Street
P.O. Box 448
Ridgway, PA 15853