"As of July 1, 2023, the Rose Tree Media School District mailed out the 2023-24 School Real Estate Tax bills. Please contact the RTMSD Tax Office at #610-627-6140 if you have not received your bill.
Residents are reminded that the deadline for accepting payments at the DISCOUNT or 1st INSTALLMENT amount is August 31, 2023. The closing date for accepting School Real Estate Tax payments is January 2, 2024. Failure to receive a bill does not entitle the owner to discount or remission of penalty on taxes."
Taxes are payable as follows:
- at a 2% discount by August 31st.
- at full amount by October 31st.
- at a 10% penalty until year-end; deadline January 2, 2024.
Millage Rate for 2023-2024: 15.1743
Homestead Assessment Reduction Amount: $258.87
Duplicate Bill Fee: $10.00 / Return Check Fee: $25.00
Taxpayers are reminded that the deadline for accepting the Discount amount (2% off) or First Installment amount is August 31, 2023.
If you enroll in the installment plan, installment coupons #2 and #3 will both be mailed to you at the same time by mid- September 2023. Please contact the Tax Office at #610-627-6140 if you have not received your Installment coupons.
The closing date for accepting School Real Estate Tax payments is January 2, 2024. Unpaid real estate taxes will be turned over to the Delaware County Tax Claim Bureau, located in Media, for collection, with additional fees and interest added.
Failure to receive a bill does not entitle any owner to a discount or remission of penalty on taxes. Due to the frequency and timing of property ownership transfers, it is always the responsibility of the property owner to be sure they receive their tax bill.
Payments can be mailed to the LOCK BOX at the following address (IN DETAIL):
Rose Tree Media School District
PO Box 95000
Philadelphia, PA 19195-0001
Or, payments can also be mailed to:
Rose Tree Media School District
Attn: Tax Office
308 North Olive Street
Media, PA 19063
Or, payments may be dropped off using the DROP BOX located at the Rose Tree Media School District, 308 North Olive Street in Media. The DROP BOX is located to the left of the main entrance doorway. If a receipt is needed, please include both copies of the bill along with a self-addressed stamped envelope.
Taxpayers may choose to pay by installments. Installments are paid in three equal payments due on August 31st, October 31st and December 31 (January 2, 2024). Installment payments are based on the FLAT amount due. If the first installment is not paid by August 31st, the taxpayer is not eligible to participate in the installment payment plan. After receiving the first installment payment on or before August 31, 2023, the remaining two installment coupons will both be mailed to you at the same time in mid-September. Failure to make the second installment payment by the due date of 10/31/2023 will result in a 10% penalty. A third installment payment received after the due date of 1/2/2024 will be returned and the amount owed will be handed over to the Tax Claim Bureau, located in Media, for collection, with additional fees and interest added. All due dates are strictly adhered to.
Tax Certification Fee:
$10.00 for each year / for each parcel. Mail request along with a check made payable to "Rose Tree Media School District", 308 N. Olive Street, Media, PA 19063. We will fax the completed certificate back to the fax number you provide. (A self-addressed stamped envelope for certificate return is NOT needed with your request because we will e-mail or fax the certificate to you).
Instructions for Tax Bill Corrections: If the owner's name is incorrect due to misspelling, or if you would like to remove a deceased owner's name from the tax bill, please call the Board of Assessment for further information at #610-891-4898.
To Change the mailing address of your tax bill: please click on this link for a form: Delaware County Change of Address Form
Other helpful links:
Edgmont Township website Edgmont Township
Media Borough website Media Borough
Middletown Township website Middletown Township
Upper Providence Township website Upper Providence Township