Deputy Tax Collector – Kelly Bitzer
233 Miller Road
Rochester, PA 15074
The Tax Collector collects :
• New Sewickley Township real estate tax (11.5 mills) (2021)
• New Sewickley Township fire protection tax (2 mills) (2021)
• Freedom Area School District tax (69.4 mills) (2020)
• Local Service Tax
• New Sewickley Township Stormwater Fee
Checks should be made payable to:
New Sewickley Twp. Tax Collector
The tax collector also issues permits for the removal of mobile homes.
Stormwater Fees and Real Estate Taxes MUST be on SEPARATE checks.
March 1 – October 31:
- Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9:30 to 3:00 p.m.
- Fridays, during discount periods, 9:30 to 3:00 p.m.
- Tuesday evenings, 5 to 7 (Discount Period Only)
November 1 – February 28:
- Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:30 to 3:00 p.m.
Appointments are always available.
Payments may be made at the Tax Office located in the Township Building, 233 Miller Road, Rochester, PA 15074.
Payments may be made by cash, check or money order. The New Sewickley Township Tax Office is not able to accept debit or credit cards.
Payments may be mailed to Samantha Sharpless, Tax Collector, 233 Miller Road, Rochester, PA 15074. If a receipt is desired, please enclose a self addressed stamped envelope and the entire bill.
Some mortgage companies did not advise the tax collector to forward their client’s bills to them this year. Therefore, those bills have been sent to the resident’s home. If you receive a bill and believe your mortgage company is to pay it from your escrow account, forward your bill immediately to the mortgagor upon your receipt of same.
Real Estate Taxes
Mailed first week of March. If you did not receive a statement and taxes are owed, it is your responsibility to advise the tax collector so that she can send you a statement. By law, non receipt of a tax statement does not absolve you from paying taxes that are your responsibility.
2021 Taxes due at:
Discount: March 1-April 30
Face: May 1-June 30
Penalty: July 1 – April 30, 2022
Taxes not paid by April 1, 2022 are turned into the Beaver County Tax Claim Office for filing. Tax Claim Phone No. 724-770-4480
Due to some software changes throughout Beaver County, Freedom Area School Taxes will be mailed out July 15, 2021.
If you did not receive a statement and taxes are owed, it is your responsibility to advise the tax collector so that she can send you a statement. By law, non receipt of a tax statement does not absolve you from paying taxes that are your responsibility. Millage for school taxes are set in June 2021.
2021 Taxes due at:
DISCOUNT- July 15 – September 14
FACE- September 15 – November 14
PENALTY- November 15 – January 14, 2022
A Three month installment payment plan is available with due dates listed on the upper right hand corner of your bill. You must adhere to the plan payment dates. Late payments cause you to pay the penalty amount.
School taxes not paid by March 31, 2022 are turned into the Beaver County Tax Claim Office for filing. Tax Claim Phone No. 724-770-4480
Name or address changes for tax bills must be provided to the Beaver County Assessment Office by the property owner. Phone No. 724-770-4480
Commercial Entities who require tax receipts or information contained in tax receipts are charged $5.00 per parcel. Checks payable to Samantha Sharpless.
Tax Certification fee is $15.00 per parcel. Checks made payable to Samantha Sharpless.
Beaver County Taxes are made payable to:
Connie Javens, Treasurer of Beaver County
810 Third Street, Beaver, PA 15009
Berkheimer Tax Administrator collects wage taxes. 610-588-0965