Department of Finance
Finance Dashboard

Want to learn more about the Department of Finance? Click the link the see the dashboard for the Department of Finance.

The City of Pittsburgh is selling vacant lots!

 Click here to find one in your neighborhood! For more information call 412-255-2300

Department of Finance's General Fund Revenue Report

Click here for the most recent week's report.


The Department of Finance is responsible for providing many services to the City of Pittsburgh. One of its largest responsibilities is managing the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA)  operating cash. In addition, Finance handles the capital, bond and pension funds while providing revenue tracking for reporting to the Controller's Office. Finance also bills and collects all self-assessed taxes and related record maintenance and handles City-wide contracts.

Another of our primary responsibilities is billing and collecting Real Estate Taxes, which provides a major source of revenue to the City. We also manage Senior Citizen and Homestead Programs.

PROVISIONAL QUARTER: Use This Form To Report The Payroll Expense Tax Based On The Months Of OCTOBER, NOVEMBER And DECEMBER Of 2015.
Information regarding Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) will be offered in the City County Building 2nd Floor – Ross Street elevators

View here for times, dates and locations.

CITY OF PITTSBURGH REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI): Information for the Installation, Maintenance, and Operation of Commercial Advertising on certain designated City Assets

The City of Pittsburgh (“City”) acting through the Finance Department is seeking information from professional service providers who are experienced in internal and external Media Services, marketing, partnerships and sponsorships. The City seeks information to manage/operate new and existing Media assets that are clean, safe and attractive, in convenient locations to serve the needs of both residents and visitors. The City would require the respondents to solicit partnerships and sponsorships for City wide assets, events and initiatives with the objective of improving the quality of life and image of the local communities. The respondents would also be given the opportunity to provide all of the City’s Media Services on an exclusive basis.

Below you will find links to the Request For Information and Appendix F: (MBRO) Design Criteria and Standards.

Request For Information
Appendix F

City of Pittsburgh Real Estate Tax 2015: Determining Taxable Value & Millage

View the presentation on Determining Taxable Value & Millage here.



You can pay your City, School District of Pittsburgh, and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Real Estate Taxes online by electronic check.  There is a flat $1.25 convenience fee for this service.

IF YOU PAY BY CREDIT CARD, IT MAY COST MOREYou can also pay by credit card (we accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover Card.)  However, there is an additional fee of 2.35% of the total amount charged.  This fee is paid to the processor and no part of the fee goes to the City.  CLICK HERE to pay online.

Minimum Wage Employer Recognition Program

The City of Pittsburgh's Minimum Wage Employer Recognition Program recognizes small, locally owned businesses for increasing their employees' hourly minimum wage to at least $10.10 and $3.93 for tipped employees.  To learn more about the program and apply for participation, please download the regulations and application form below.

Minimum Wage Recognition Program Application

Minimum Wage Recognition Program Regulations


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