Tax Claim



272 N Second Street
Chambersburg, PA 17201
(717) 261-3884
Fax (717) 264-5218

Pay Delinquent Taxes Online Now Available !!

Please visit

You must use  a credit card or a debit card with a credit feature. Cards with pin numbers cannot be used.

Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express Accepted  

Note that there is a processing fee of 2.15% or $1.00 whichever is greater.

Program Description

The Tax Claim office is responsible for collecting all delinquent real estate taxes levied in the county, including school and municipal taxes.

Upset Sale

Judicial Sale

Click here for Judicial Sales

Repository Sale

Click here for Repository Sale

Excess Funds

Click here for Excess Funds

Mobile Home Change of Ownership

All mobile homes are required to have two documents in order to transfer a title to a mobile home:
1. A Tax Certification showing that all delinquent taxes have been paid on the mobile home. This certification can be obtained from the Franklin County Tax Claim Bureau. The cost of the permit is $5.00.
2. A permit must also be obtained from the Tax Collector. The cost of this permit is $2.00.

Payment Information

Payments are accepted Monday - Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.  Payments must be made in credit card, or certified funds, no personal or business checks are accepted.  Please note that effective January 1, 2016, we will no longer accept cash as a form of payment for delinquent taxes.


NOW accepting Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express credit card payments in this office.

Credit card payments accepted from 8:30 A.M. until 4:15 P.M. ONLY

2.15% convenience and transaction fee charged on total amount of tax paid by card, $1.00 minimum charge.

Photo ID required of payee.  Name on card must match name on photo ID.

Govpay is merchant of record for card billing and not Franklin County Government