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Finances & Taxes

The Cheltenham Township Tax and Finance Office is open during the hours of 8:00-4:30, Monday through Friday.

** Please note that the Tax Office has moved across the driveway to the former District Court Building on the Cheltenham Township Administrative Campus located at 8230 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA 19027. Parking is conveniently located in front of the building.**

Tax payments will continue to be accepted by mailed-in check or online payment. Tax Payments can be mailed, attention "Tax Office" and all other payments can be paid to the attention of the "Finance Department" at Cheltenham Township | 8230 Old York Road | Elkins Park, PA 19027. Both departments can be reached via telephone at 215.887.1000.

No Discount on User Fees on Tax Bills

Discounts are NOT available for users fees included on the real estate tax bill, including but not limited to refuse fees, sanitary sewer fees and excess water fees.  The tax bill format will permit discounts for the real estate tax portion of the bill only. (Resolution No. 33-11)

Property owners whose mortgage provider handles their tax and fee payments should contact their provider to ensure proper payment and credit.

Liens and Delinquent Taxes and Fees

Cheltenham Township has hired Portnoff Law Associates (866-211-9466) to collect delinquent real estate taxes starting with taxes due in 2011, per Ordinance 2229-11. Identify the property location as Cheltenham Township.

The Montgomery County Tax Claim Bureau (610-278-1216) collects delinquent county taxes due since 2011.

The Montgomery County Prothonotary’s Office offers a “Civil Viewer” to find liens on properties in the county as long as you can provide a parcel ID. You can find parcel IDs from a property address through the Montgomery County Property Records Search.

Useful Links

Mercantile and Business Privilege Tax Return
Mercantile/Business Privilege License Application Form

Emergency and Municipal Services Tax Ordinance - Adopted January 18, 2005 (pdf file)

Emergency and Municipal Services Tax Rules and Regulations (pdf file)

PA Property Tax/Rent Relief

Homestead Exclusion Form 2009

Obtain State & Federal Tax Forms

Obtain Berkheimer Earned Income Tax Forms

Cheltenham Township   ~   8230 Old York Road   ~   Elkins Park, PA 19027
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8AM-4:30PM
Phone: 215-887-1000   ~   Fax: 215-887-1561
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