Abatement

There are 3 different types of tax abatement.
  • For new construction (Act 202) - a county tax abatement for up to two years is available. Forms are available at the Findlay Township Tax Collector's office or from Allegheny County. This form must be filed when the building permit is issued.
  • For home improvements (Act 42) - a county tax abatement for up to three years is available. Forms are available at the Findlay Township Tax Collector's office or from Allegheny County.
  • For existing residences (Act 50) - Homestead Act - One time $15,000 county and local tax abatement on the fair market value of the home (residences only) Forms are available at the Findlay Township Tax Collector's office or from Allegheny County.
Please note: If a change of ownership occurs, the new owner must re-apply for the tax credit.

Questions

For further information on these tax abatements, contact Barb Coates at Findlay Township at 724-695-2995 or visit the Allegheny County website.