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The Adams Township Tax Collector Responsibilities

  • Adams Township Property Taxes
  • Butler County Property Taxes
  • Mars Area School District Property Taxes
  • Certifications on property and mobile homes being sold or refinanced.
  • Questions concerning current property taxes, property ownership and assessments

Weekly Office Hours:

  • Call for an appointment
  • Additional office hours will be posted on tax bills


  • Credit cards can be used to pay county/township property taxes.
  • Please call 1-(888)-604-7888 or visit
  • Pay your property taxes 24/7 with a credit card via GovPayNet .
  • We Accept:  Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover
  • You will pay a service fee at the time of the transaction.
  • GovPayNet also handles all cardholder calls and inquiries about any payment issues that may arise.

Tax Collection Information

  • Payment of taxes are to be paid to Tax Collector.
  • Township Office Staff cannot accept tax payments.
  • County/Township taxes are billed on a calendar year with a billing date of March 1st.
  • School Taxes are billed on a fiscal year: July 1st – June 30th with a billing date of August 1st.
  • All Real Estate Taxes NOT PAID by December 31st must be liened to the Butler County Tax Claim Bureau.

Frequently Asked Tax Questions

Q. Who do I make checks payable?

A. Make checks payable to: Shirley Lawther Tax Collector. Use separate checks for school and county/twp taxes.

Q. Where do I mail my payment?

A. Shirley Lawther P.O. Box 1230 Mars, PA 16046

Q. Can I pay in person?

A. Yes, you may pay at the Adams Township Building. Please see Tax Collector’s posted hours on your tax bill.

Q.How do I get another copy of my tax bill?

A. Please send a self-address stamped envelope or email your request to:

Q.I no longer have my shed but it is still on my tax card. How do I have it removed?

A. Contact the Butler County Assessment Office.

Adams Township Property Tax Collector

Shirley Lawther

P.O. Box 1230 Mars, PA 16046

Phone Number: 724-321-0400

Fax Number: 724-432-3582

Email Address:

Wage Tax Collector and Occupational Tax Collector

Berkheimer & Associates

Phone Number:  724-282-0377
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