Learn about abatement and exemption programs that can help you lower your real estate tax bill.
The City of Philadelphia offers a number of abatement and exemption programs that may reduce a property’s real estate tax bill.
- Tax abatements reduce taxes by applying credits to the amount of tax due.
- Tax exemptions provide tax relief by reducing a property’s assessed value.
Get the Homestead Exemption How to apply for the Homestead Exemption if you own your home in Philadelphia.
Get a nonprofit real estate tax exemption Nonprofit organizations are eligible for a real estate tax exemption in Philadelphia.
Get a real estate tax adjustment after a catastrophic loss How to get a real estate tax adjustment after a catastrophic loss due to fire or another natural disaster.
Disabled Veterans Tax Exemption
The Disabled Veterans Tax Exemption provides real estate tax exemption for any honorably discharged veteran who is 100% disabled, is a resident of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and has a financial need.
You can learn more from the PA Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.