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Aren't sure if you reside within the Borough of Macungie or a neighboring township?  Check the Borough address list.  If your address is on the list, you are a resident of the Borough of Macungie.  If your address is not on the list, check the PA website for your municipality.

EARNED INCOME TAX

The Borough levies an Earned Income/Net Profits tax of 1% of gross compensation and net profits. One half of this one percent collected from residents is turned over to the East Penn School District.

Earned Income Tax is usually withheld by your employer, and will appear as a payroll deduction for local or city tax.

Berkheimer Tax InnovationTHE EARNED INCOME TAX IS COLLECTED BY BERKHEIMER TAX ADMINISTRATOR.

To contact, call 866-701-7206 or go to their website- www.hab-inc.com for information.  On Berkheimer's website, you can e-file your annual earned income tax or print, complete and mail the tax form.

REAL ESTATE TAX

The Borough real estate tax rate for 2017 is set at 3.5 mills on each dollar of assessed valuation of property.

Residents of the Borough may mail payments or pay in person by appointment to:

 

Harry Buchin

Borough of Macungie Tax Collector

47 N. Walnut Street

Macungie, PA 18062

Phone: 610-966-5500

Tax Collector Hours - Your 2017 tax payments can be paid Monday - Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

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PER CAPITA TAX 

THE PER CAPITA TAX IS COLLECTED BY BERKHEIMER TAX ADMINISTRATOR,

To contact, call 610-599-3141 or go to their website- www.hab-inc.com for information. 

A Per Capita Tax of $10 per annum is levied and assessed upon each resident or inhabitant of the Borough 18 years of age and older, which tax shall be in addition to all other taxes levied and assessed by the Borough under any other laws of the Commonwealth.

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LOCAL SERVICES TAX (LST) - RATE: $52.00/YEAR

Previously called Occupational Privilege Tax (OPT) and/or

Emergency and Municipal Services Tax (EMST)

THE LOCAL SERVICE TAX IS COLLECTED BY BERKHEIMER TAX ADMINISTRATOR,

To contact, call 610-599-3142 or go to their website- www.hab-inc.com for information. 

The tax formerly known as the Occupational Privilege Tax and then the Emergency & Municipal Services Tax has been renamed the Local Services Tax (LST) by the Pennsylvania Legislature. 

All persons employed or self-employed within the Borough of Macungie must pay a $52.00 Local Services Tax annually.  Many municipalities levy an LST tax, but a person only pays a maximum of $52.00 total per year.

EMPLOYERS are required to withhold this tax from all persons employed within Macungie, unless the employee shows proof that the tax was paid elsewhere for the same year.

SELF-EMPLOYED PERSONS (who work in Macungie, regardless of where they live) must pay this $52.00 tax.

Macungie Borough DOES NOT levy a Business Privilege Tax.

Borough of Macungie
21 Locust St.
Macungie, PA 18062

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