Greene County Treasurer's Office for Greene County Government, Pennsylvania




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Treasurer's Office
Department of Finance and Administration for Greene County


Contact Persons: Cory L. Grandel, County Treasurer
Darlene Humble, First Deputy Treasurer (Phone: 724-852-5225 or 5227)
Greene County Office Building, 1st Floor
93 East High Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370
Phone: 724-852-5225 / Fax: 724-852-5390
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m., Monday—Friday


Meet Cory Grandel
Office Overview:
The County Treasurer is elected by the general public and is responsible for receipt, custody and disburser of monies and, as an agent of the state, the issuing of dog, hunting and fishing licenses.

As an agent of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the Treasurerís Office issues dog licenses, fishing licenses, hunting licenses and game of chance licenses. The office also issues sportsmanís firearm permits.

Beginning Monday, May 3, 2010, the Greene County Treasurerís office will accept MasterCard and Visa credit cards as a form of payment for county property taxes. Click here to April 29 News Release.

Property Tax Information:
The Greene County Treasurer's Office accepts current year county real estate taxes directly from the tax payers for all of Greene County residents. Please contact the Greene County Tax Claim Bureau for all payments of all prior year county property taxes at 724-852-5232.

Currently, residents who pay county property taxes by May 31 will receive a 2 percent discount on their property tax bills. From June 1 through July 31, taxpayers making payments during this period will be responsible for the stated face value of their tax bills.

After Aug. 1, the 10 percent penalty already calculated and displayed on a tax bill will be enforced and due to the county as well. Collection of 2010 county property taxes will continue until Dec. 31, at which point all unpaid tax bills will be handed over to the county Tax Claim Bureau (Phone: 724-852-5232).
PAY COUNTY PROPERTY TAXES ONLINE:


Just click here for paylocalgov.com/greene-pa/ secure webpage

Once you are connected to the Online Payment Service, select payment-type "current county property taxes" and use the Web ID number found on the lower-portion of your tax bill.

This service allows you to pay your current Greene County, PA taxes electronically and is a service of Value Payment Systems. All payments are processed immediately and the payment date is equal to the time you complete your transaction.

Be Greene... Save a Tree... Pay On-Line... and residents who pay county property taxes by May 31 receive a 2 percent discount on their property tax bills.

Contact the Tax Claim Bureau for online paying of prior year county property taxes.

Greene County (2011) real estate tax — General Fund: 6.77 mills, plus 0.695 mills for debt service, and and additional 0.07 mills for library service, making a total of 7.535 mills.
  • Collection periods are:
    • Discount:   April 1 through May 31
    • Face:   June 1 through July 31
    • 10% Penalty:   August 1 through December 31
Liquid Fuels Tax:   Sales, Use And Hotel Occupancy Tax:
Source of information (1/2016): Liquid Fuels & Fuels Tax Rate — PA Dept of Revenue

The year links below provide access the Pennsylvania Bulletin detailing the tax rates and calculations for each year.

2017 Liquid Fuels and Fuels Tax Rates. The following rates are effective January 1, 2017, and apply to tax periods through calendar year 2017. The tax rates will be indicated on future Motor Fuel Tax Reports issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue.

Aviation gasoline $0.055/gallon
Jet fuel $0.016/gallon
Liquid Fuels (motor gasoline and gasohol) $0.582/gallon
Fuels (undyed diesel and undyed kerosene) $0.747/gallon
FMI, visit www.revenue.pa website.
Alternative Fuels Tax Rules
  Source of information (1/2016): PA Dept of Revenue

The sales and use tax is imposed on the retail sale, consumption, rental or use of tangible personal property in Pennsylvania. The tax is also imposed on certain services relating to such property and on the charge for specific business services. Major items exempt from the tax include food (not ready-to-eat); candy and gum; most clothing; textbooks; computer services; pharmaceutical drugs; sales for resale; and residential heating fuels such as oil, electricity, gas, coal and firewood.

The Pennsylvania sales tax rate is 6 percent. See the Retailers' Information Guide (REV-717) for a list of taxable items to review subjectivity to sales tax of goods and services.



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Dog Licenses:
Dog licenses are required for all dogs older than three months old. Obtaining a license is a quick and easy process that is essential to the safety of pets. If dogs are lost or stolen, a license can help make sure they get home safely. The fees collected through dog licensing are used to fund dog wardens.

NOTICE: Dog owners can go online to obtain new or renew license without the need to physically come to the treasurerís office; although the Treasurer's Office will continue selling licenses, the new online system will provide an alternative method. For more information about dog licensing in Pennsylvania, go to: www.licenseyourdogpa.com.

To "Apply — Pay — Print' your Pennsylvania Dog License online, simply go to www.padoglicense.com. Be Greene... Save a Tree... Pay On-Line... and see the advantages for using this online service: 1) free copy of your dog's paper license for boarding use ($4.00 savings); 2) Free annual reminder; 3) if your dog or other pets are lost, you can post your pet's information and a digital photo (FOR FREE) at PALostDogs.com

Dog License Applications will continue to be available at the Treasurer's Office or could be downloaded here, manually completed and mailed with the correct fee to the Treasurerís Office.

PLEASE NOTE: the State no longer provides self-addressed stamped envelopes for returning dog licenses; therefore, please provide with your application a self-addressed stamped envelope for us to return your new dog license ... thank you for your understanding & cooperation.

Dog license fees are listed below:
  1. Regular Fee:
    • Male or Female — $8.50
    • Neutered Male or Spayed Female — $6.50
  2. Person with Disability or Senior Citizen Fee:
    • Male or Female — $6.50
    • Neutered Male or Spayed Female — $4.50
  3. Click here for application form.
Lifetime dog license fees are listed below:
  1. Regular Fee:
    • Male or Female — $51.50
    • Neutered Male or Spayed Female — $31.50
  2. Person with Disability or Senior Citizen Fee:
    • Male or Female — $31.50
    • Neutered Male or Spayed Female — $21.50
  3. Click here for lifetime application form.
PLEASE NOTE: To receive a lifetime dog license, the dog must have a tattoo or microchip permanently identifying it.

All fees include service fees allowed by law; if the license is issued by an agent other than the Treasurer, an additional $.50 will be charged. Most of the licensing fees go to the state to fund various animal welfare programs. The county retains $1 to $1.45 of each license sold. For more information on dog license, please visit the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture website at www.agriculture.state.pa.us.

Dog Licenses can be physically purchased at the following local licensing agents:
  • Greene County Treasurer's Office
    93 E. High Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370 (Phone: 724-852-5225)
  • Humane Society of Greene County
    183 Jefferson Road, Waynesburg, PA 15370 (Phone: 724-627-9988)
The county dog warden canvasses the county at various times each year, looking for unlicensed dogs and citing their owners. Failure to license a dog is a summary offense punishable by a maximum fine of $300 for each unlicensed dog. The minimum fine is $50 plus court costs. All dogs must be under control and are not permitted to run at-large. Complaints may be reported to John C. Thomas, state dog warden, at 412-973-0215.

Animal Abuse Investigation: The Humane Society has specially trained and licensed staff who investigate reports of animal abuse, whether pets or livestock. Wild animals that are injured are best left alone, but if you want to report such a situation, contact the Pennslyvania Game Commission.

Hunting Licenses:
Pennsylvania Fishing Licenses:
  • Fishing License Information:   Getting a proper Pennsylvania fishing license is required if you plan on fishing in state waters. Anglers found to be removing wildlife from public waters without a valid, unexpired license to fish will be subject to various penalties and fines. To avoid punishment, anglers in Pennsylvania should become familiar with the various fishing license application guidelines. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission offers two main fishing license options to both residents and non residents, including recreational fishing licenses and commercial fishing licenses.

    Click HERE to find all the info you need for Pennsylvania Fishing Licenses. Purchase a Pennsylvania fishing license optional ways:

    1. Online with a credit card: Visit The Outdoor Shop for the Commission's secure e-commerce site or FishingLicense.org for non government agency website.


    2. In person at any local Licensing Agents:
      • Greene County Treasurerís Office
      • Burns Exxon
        419 West Roy Furman Highway, Wind Ridge, PA 15380
        Phone: 724-428-4268
      • Dry Tavern Service
        105 Rices Landing Road, Rices Landing, PA 15357
        Phone: 724-592-6893
      • Hixies General Store
        750 Garrison Ridge Road, New Freeport, PA 15352
        Phone: 724-447-2077
      • Joe Riggs' Sporting Goods
        137 East High Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370
        Phone: 724-627-5010
      • Kevinís Archery & Bait Shop
        134 Old Route 21 Road, Carmichaels, PA 15320
        Phone: 724-966-9144
      • Ozie's Sport Shop
        Route 88, Rices Landing, PA 15357
        Phone: 724-592-5009
      • Ruff Creek General Store
        720 Washington Road, Prosperity, PA 15329
        Phone: 724-627-9122
      • TC Amoco
        4559 West Roy Furman Highway, Waynesburg, PA 15370
        Phone: 724-627-6970

    3. By Mail: simply send a complete application for an annual or multi-year license to the following address:
        Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission
        Division of Licensing & Registration
        P.O. Box 67000
        Harrisburg, PA 17106-7000

    For additional information, contact the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission or visit their website at: http://fishandboat.com/fishpub/summary/licenses.html.
Office Staff:

For general information, please contact the Information Services
at 724-852-5399 / Toll Free: 1-888-852-5399
Greene County Office Building, 93 E. High Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370


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