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Real Estate Tax

Real Estate (Property) Tax (12.915 mills)

Real Estate TaxChester County assesses properties for real estate tax purposes, including the City’s, School District’s, and County’s tax. The last reassessment occurred in 1996-7.

Real Estate Tax Due Dates:

5/30/15: Deadline for 2% discount

7/30/15: Deadline for face amount

8/01/15 -12/31/15:  10% penalty added to face amount

Statement of Assessment Valuations (as of 2014)


Type of Property   Total Value   # of Parcals
Agricultual 0 0
Commercial $62,612,400 270
Industrial $4,646,270 7
Residential $186,713,200 3,132
Vacant $2,659,370 198
Total Assessment/Parcel $256,631,740 3,607


City of Coatesville’s tax rate in 2015 is 12.915 mills. The Real Estate Tax is calculated by applying the millage rate times the assessed valuation.  One mill equates to one dollar ($1.00) per thousand ($1,000) of assessed valuation. For example, a property with an assessed value of $60,000 would pay 12.915 x 60 or $774.90.

Real Estate Tax Rates in MIlls

City of Coatesville 12.915 (2015)
Chester County 4.163 (2015)
Coatesville Area School District 32.0036 (2015)

Berkheimer Tax Administrator collects the Real Estate Tax (RET).  For Questions regarding the RET, contact the local Berkheimer Office at: 610-363-7214 or toll free 1-800-360-7214 Monday through Friday during 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Real Estate Tax payments may be mailed or paid in person in one of the following two ways.


Mail Payment to: Pay in Person at:
Berkheimer Tax Administrator 50 North 7th Street
Bangor, PA 18013
Berheimer Tax Administrator 325A North Pottstown Pike (RT100)
Exton, PA 19341


Below is the mailing address change form (and instructions for same) to change your tax billing mailing address for a property within the City limits. Please be reminded that the form must be completed and either faxed or mailed to both the City of Coatesville and Chester County. Both addresses are available on the forms.

[pdf] Change of Address Form

[pdf] Change of Address Instructions