TAXES


Abbott Township is governed by the Local Tax Enabling Act, aka 1965 Act 511 

Real Estate Taxes (aka Property Taxes)
The Potter County Assessment Office is responsible for property assessments.

Tax bills for Abbott Township and Potter County real estate taxes are mailed to property owners in February.
Tax bills for Galeton Area School District realestate are mailed to property owners in August.

Real Estate Tax Rates
Abbott Township 4 mil (0.004 x assessed property value) (2022)
Potter County 18.5 mil (0.0185 x assessed property value) (2022)
Galeton Area School District  41.41 mil (0.04141 x assessed value) (2021-2022)

Per-Capita Tax
Galeton Area School District taxes $5 per year per resident over age 18.

Earned Income Tax
Abbott Township’s earned income tax rate is 1%.
The Abbott Township earned Income Tax Collector is appointed by Potter County.
See Berkheimer.

Payment in Lieu of Taxes (public land) – info coming soon