08.14.2013 | by Lauren Lamb
Unless you live under a rock, you’ve heard about the Allegheny County real estate tax reassessment mess that started in early 2012. Thousands were up in arms because they felt their homes were over-assessed, meaning they would pay more in real estate taxes than they should. At the time, the impact of the new assessment values seemed far off, because the new assessment would not impact the amount homeowners paid in taxes until 2013. Allegheny County gave disgruntled homeowners a chance to appeal their reassessment two times, once in 2012 and once in 2013, before the reassessment values went into effect.