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610-437-5524
3219 MacArthur Road / Whitehall, Pa 18052

Tax Office- About

Whitehall Township Staff
Diane Hunsicker
Treasurer/Tax Collector

Colleen Gober
Clerk

Linda Laub
Clerk Real Estate Tax

Deanna Weaver
Clerk Real Estate Tax

Donna Rosenberger
Clerk Business Privilege Tax


Office Hours
Monday through Friday 8:00am until 4:00pm

Moving Permit
A moving permit is required when moving into, out of or within Whitehall Township. The fee is $5.00, and the permit may be obtained at the Treasurer’s office. Required information includes name, address and social security number. All occupants of dwelling must be included on the moving permit.

Real Estate Taxes
Township, County, Whitehall-Coplay School District

Real Estate Taxes are mailed twice a year. The Township taxes are mailed as of March 1st and are due by April 30th to qualify for a 2% discount. The gross or face amount runs May 1st through June 30th and a penalty of 10% is collected thereafter. Four installment payments are also available for Township taxes.

School real estate taxes are sent out as of July 1st, with the 2% discount applied through August 31st. The gross or face amount is collected September 1st through October 31st and the 10% penalty amount is collected thereafter. Three installment payments are also available for school taxes.

All payments can be made at the Treasurer’s office. No personal checks will be accepted after December 15th. ONLY cash, money orders, or certified checks are acceptable. NO PAYMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER DECEMBER 31st.


Garbage Fee
Township

Garbage fee bills are sent out as of March 1st. The garbage fee covers the calendar year of January 1st through December 31st. Exoneration and discount from this fee, based on age and income, are available. Application for discount or exoneration, with proof of age and income, must be made at the Treasurer’s Office.


Per Capita Tax
Township and Whitehall-Coplay School District

The per capita tax is required of all residents 18 years of age and older. Both the school district and the Township benefit from this tax. Exoneration for students, earning less than $5,000.00 per year, is available upon proof of attendance at a university, college, etc., and income. Also, exoneration for adults, age 72 and older, is available, with proof of age, at the Treasurer’s Office.


Business Privilege License and Tax
Township and Whitehall-Coplay School District

The business privilege license and tax are required of anyone doing business in Whitehall Township. The annual Business License is $35.00 and is due by January 1st. Business Privilege Tax is due on total gross revenue by June 1st. An application for a Business Privilege License must first be completed and presented to the Treasurer’s Office.

Please note:
The Earned Income and Local Service taxes are collected by Berkheimer Tax Administrator
50 N. 7th St.
Bangor, PA 18013

www.hab-inc.com
Any questions can be answered by calling 1-866-227-4716


Earned Income Tax
Township and Whitehall-Coplay School District

The earned income tax is to be paid by all working Whitehall Township residents at a rate of 1.50% on total gross wages and non-residents at a rate of 1.0%. A final return must be filed, whether or not there is any tax due for the year, by April 15th. A $10.00 penalty is assessed for late filing. Residents who are self-employed or work out of state are required to make four (4) estimated payments. Failure to do so will result in $10.00 late fee for each quarter.


Local Service Tax
Township and Whitehall-Coplay School District

The local service tax is required for all employees, self-employed, partners, and owners of businesses who work in Whitehall Township with an income of more than $12,000.00 per year. This tax is deducted or payable at $1.00 per week. An exemption certificate must be completed if income is less than $12,000.00.


Important Due Dates for 2017


2017 Whitehall Twp. & Whitehall School District
Total EIT rate is 1.50%.

Please note:
These taxes collected by
Berkheimer Tax Adminstrator
For paper forms call 610-599-3139
www.berk-e.com

Due Date
2017 EIT Quarterly due April 30, July 31, October 31 and January 31, 2018
www.berk-e.com

Individual Quarterly DQ1
PO Box 902
Bangor, PA 18013

Employer E-1 Quarterly Form
PO Box 900
Bangor, PA 18013

Failure to make timely quarterly payments will result in interest and penalties as well as other costs that will be assessed to your April 15th final return.


2017 Whitehall Twp. Local Services
Tax Collected by Berkheimer Tax Adminstrator

Due Date
2017 EIT Quarterly due April 30, July 31, October 31 and January 31, 2018
www.berk-e.com

LST-1 Or LST- 3
PO Box 906
Bangor, PA 18013

Failure to make timely quarterly payments will result interest and penalties as well as other costs that will be assessed to your final return.


2017 Whitehall Township Real Estate Tax Bill

Due Date
2017 Net - April 30, 2016
2017 Gross- May 1 to June 30, 2017
2017 Penalty- July 1 to December 31, 2017
Payable at Township Building


2017 Whitehall Township
Garbage Fee For Refuse, Recycling, Yard Waste, Grass, Leaf and Christmas Tree Pickup service
From January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017

Due Date
2017 Net - April 30, 2017
2017 Gross- May 1 to June 30, 2017
2017 Penalty- July 1 to December 31, 2017
Payable at Township Building


2017 Whitehall School District Real Estate Tax & Whitehall Library Tax
2017 Installment Enrollment Deadline August 10, 2017

Due Date
2017 Net - August 31, 2017
2017 Gross- September 1 to October 31,2017
2017 Penalty - November 1 to December 31, 2017
Payable at Township Building


Pay in person at:
Whitehall Township Building
3221 MacArthur Road
Whitehall, Pa 18052




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