Public Notice

REAL ESTATE TAXES

 

LANSFORD BOROUGH REAL ESTATE TAXES ARE MAILED TO PROPERTY OWNERS AT THE END OF MARCH.  IF YOU ARE WONDERING WHAT A MILL IS WORTH: 

A MILL EQUALS 1/1000 OF THE U.S. DOLLAR, EXPRESSED AS A DECIMAL = .001 DOLLARS.  HOW TO COMPUTE THAT INTO WHAT YOUR REAL ESTATE MILLAGE RATE WOULD BE IS AS FOLLOWS:

 

LETS SAY THE ASSESSED VALUE OF YOUR PROPERTY IS $20,000.00 (THIS IS NOT MARKET VALUE IT IS THE COUNTY ASSESSED VALUE) AND THE BOROUGHS MILLAGE RATE IS 35.84 (2019 RATE) YOUR ANNUAL COST PER MILL WOULD BE $20.00 WHICH MEANS YOUR TOTAL TAX LEVY IS $ 716.80.

     20,000            20.00

X        .001 X  35.84

       20.00         $716.80

THE BOROUGH TAX COLLECTOR OFFICE PHONE:  570-645-0270