The Office of the City Treasurer receives all city revenue and provides regular reports to the mayor, city council, and city administrator on all revenue received. The City Treasurer heads the office and is elected by city voters to serve a 4 year term of office. The city treasurer also serves as the city’s property tax collector and also sells city garbage stickers. The treasurer also signs all checks issued by the city. For more information on city taxes and tax collection please click here.
Hon. Jason C. Klush
City Treasurer and Tax Collector
Hon. Jason C. Klush is presently the City Treasurer and Tax Collector for the City of Pittston. The City Treasurer’s Office is located on the first floor of City Hall, at 35 Broad Street, and is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 4pm and can be reached by calling 570.654.1090 or 570.654.0513
2020 PITTSTON CITY REAL ESTATE TAXES
2020 Pittston City real estate (property) tax bills have been mailed.
Now payable at Face through December 31, 2020; the Penalty period has been waived by the City Council for the year 2020. Bills may be paid in person at the City Treasurer’s Office, First Floor, Pittston City Hall, 35 Broad Street, Monday through Friday 9am to 4pm; or by mail to the this address.
The Pittston City Council has enacted an ordinance for a “Homestead Tax Exemption” for owner-occupied residential homes that reduces the city property tax bill for owner-occupied homes. Click here: Homestead Tax Exemption for more information.
2020-2021 PITTSTON CITY REFUSE FEE
Pittston City Code Section 412 Article II requires that property owners pay an annual Refuse Fee for each livable rental unit they own. The 2020-2021 Refuse Fee bills have been mailed to the property owner. The bills may be paid at the City Treasurer’s Office, 35 Broad Street, Monday through Friday 9am-4pm, or by mail or online (additional refuse sticker mailing fee of $5.00 applies).
The 2020-2021 Yellow/White Refuse Stickers are now in penalty period. The fee is $200.000. The base fee must be paid before additional stickers can be purchased. The Streets and Sanitation Department cannot pick up any garbage bags that lack a current 2020-2021 garbage sticker. One complete sticker is required to be placed on each bag of garbage.
- If Mailing your payment or paying online, please include $5.00 for Postage & Handling. If the stickers are to be sent to an address other than your mailing address, please specify.
- If you did not receive a Refuse Bill in the mail, please notify the Treasurer’s Office by telephone (570) 654-1090.
Tax Certification Requests:
Please complete the Tax Certification Request Form and email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please click on the “PAY NOW” button and choose “Tax Certification Fee” in the drop down box. The fee is $10.00 per parcel. Please indicate whether you would like the request returned to you via email or fax. If you would like to complete this form and mail a check, you can do so by sending the form and check payable to Pittston City, Pittston City’s Treasurer’s Office, 35 Broad Street, Pittston PA 18640. Once we receive the request and payment, we will return the request to you.