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.