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Adams County Tax Services

Adams County Tax Services

Tax Sale Date: September 27, 2024

About Us

The mission of the Adams County Tax Services Department is to administer the county’s tax system, as mandated by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in a way that is equitable, fair and uniform to the residents of Adams County. The Tax Services Department encompasses the following but is not limited to:

  • Mapping and maintaining current information for all tax parcels and taxable individuals
  • Producing and supporting real property values through systematic procedures
  • Collecting delinquent property taxes for all of the county ‘s taxing bodies
  • Managing a preferential assessment and exclusion program

These tasks are completed by well-educated and dedicated staff that includes Certified Pennsylvania Evaluators (CPEs) and others with specialized skills in specific areas. We always remain cognizant that good administration of the Tax Services Department and our tax system is essential for providing adequate funding to local government services. We strive to provide exceptional customer service to the public and other county departments. 

Tax Services Department Staff Directory

117 Baltimore Street, Room 202
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Contact Us

Office Hours:
8:00a.m. – 4:30p.m.
Monday - Friday

PA Act 57 of 2022

Act 57 of 2022 of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania allows taxpayers who fail to receive a tax notice during their first year of occupancy to apply for a waiver from penalties and additional costs from the tax collector. 

Yellow Tag

Verify Information

If you are the Owner of a property that received a Yellow Tag. 

County Permit Review
Photo/Property Review


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Information Center

Find documents and forms, Board of Assessment Appeals information, Tax Claim list, forms, and more.

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Pay Delinquent Taxes

Responsibilities are collection, management and distribution of delinquent real estate tax money.

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Tax Claim Sale

The Tax Claim Bureau offer no warranty or guarantee whatsoever at any sale we conduct.

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Gallery of mapping apps, like the Parcel Viewer, storymaps, dashboards, and gis data for Adams County.


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Tax Assessment/Appraising
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Tax Claim
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Tax Mapping
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Tax Appeals