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Homestead/Farmstead Filing

News Date: Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Homestead Application Filings
You must apply for the tax relief by filing a Homestead Exclusion Application with the County Assessment Office prior to March 1st. This must be your primary residence and the County requires 2 forms of approved identification reflecting your current address.

The acceptable forms are: a)PA Driver’s License or ID Card, b) PA Voter Registration, c) Berkheimer tax document, d) Paycheck stub or W2 form and/or e) Monroe County License to carry a fire arm.

Please submit the completed application along with the 2 forms of identification to the Monroe County Assessment Office. You will receive notification of acceptance or rejection within 30 days of receipt of the application and supporting documentation. 

Additional documentation is required for farmstead please call the office at (570) 517-3133

Additional Information on Homestead/Farmstead Exclusion and Forms