Elected Tax Collector

Tax Collector

Suzanne Clarke

4 Year Term (expires 12/31/17)
 

1028A Ridge Road

West Rockhill Township Bldg (Side door)

Sellersville, PA 18960

215-453-1361 (phone/fax)

westrocktaxtalk@hotmail.com


Real Estate Tax Collector - County, Township and School Taxes

The real estate tax collector office is located at the side entrance of the township building.  Regular collection hours are on Tuesdays from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, additional hours are listed on the tax bill.  The office is open most afternoons; please call first. A tax payment drop off box is now available for your convenience on the outside of the building next to the Tax Office door.

 County/township tax bills are mailed directly to property owners March 1st and school district tax bills are mailed July 1st.  All tax bills have a 60 day discount pay period (calculations are done for your convenience on your tax bill).  Please review and forward the bill to your Mortgage Company or financial institution if taxes are escrowed.  Property owners are advised to make a copy of their bill prior to forwarding.

 Taxpayers can pay their taxes by using Visa, MasterCard, Discover or E-Check by going to https://paylocalgov.com/westrockhilltwp.  Please be aware that there is a convenience fee of 2.49% ($3.95 minimum) for credit card payments, 1% for debit card payments, and $1.95 for E-Check payments. This site will close for the month of January. I will be able to accept credit card payments in my office. 

Current Millage Rates – 2017

Total Tax Collection

135.2555 Mills - Pennridge School District (2016-2017)

23.2000 Mills - County of Bucks

 7.25 Mills - West Rockhill Township

 West Rockhill Township Tax Collection 7.25 Millage Breakdown

 6.25 Mills - General Fund

  .75 Mills - Fire

  .25 Mills - Road Equipment

7.25 Mills

West Rockhill Township has a street light assessment. Residents living in developments where street lights were installed as a requirement of the developments’ approvals are subject to a $32.37 per year fee.  This fee is included on your annual county and township tax bill dated March 1st

Homestead/Farmstead Exclusion applications must be received by the Bucks County Board of Assessment Office by March 1st, in order to be eligible for a tax reduction.  You only need to apply once for your current residence.  Please contact that office directly at 215-348-6219 or visit them online at www.buckscounty.org, click on Government, Finance, Board of Assessments scroll down to Homestead/Farmstead Application.

PROPERTY TAX/RENT REBATE PROGRAM   
The deadline to apply for this program has been extended from June 30 to December 31.

The Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program benefits eligible Pennsylvanians who are age 65 and older, widows and widowers age 50 and older and people with disabilities age 18 and older.  The income limit is $35,000 a year for homeowners and $15,000 annulally for renters, and half of Social Security income is excluded. Spouses, personal representatives or estates may also file rebate claims on behalf of claimants. The maximum standard rebate is $650, but supplemental rebates for qualifying  homowoners can boost rebates to $975. Please contact the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue at       www.revenue.state.pa.us. to see if you qualify and to download forms. You can also contact State Representative Craig Staats  (10 South 3rd Street, Quakertown, PA, 18951) at 215-536-1434 for more information.

Please send tax certification requests to 1028A Ridge Road West Rockhill Township Building Sellersville PA 18960 or westrocktaxtalk@hotmail.com.  Online requests are available at www.bctaxes.org  and click on #52.  There is a $35 fee for this service; it does include four years of county, township and school district real estate taxes.

 

 
Earned Income Tax
Keystone Collections Group
546 Wendel Road, Irwin, PA 15642
724-978-0300

Keystone Collections Group has a new phone line dedicated exclusively for taxpayer inquiries.

1-888-328-0565

Keystone’s Taxpayer Helpline

Keystone’s Taxpayer Helpline will connect you directly to a professional Taxpayer Services Agent, reducing wait times and bypassing menu options to bring you the fastest and most reliable answers to your tax questions.

 Email 24/7
You can also send inquiries via email 24/7 to Keystone. Go to: www.KeystoneCollects.com  > “Contact Us”

 Current Rates

Earned Income Tax                         1.5% (1% to School & .5% to Township)

Open Space Earned Tax                   .25% (to Township)

Total Earned Income Tax              1.75%

Local Services Tax (LST)                 $52.00 per Worker ($47 to Township & $5 to School)

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Questions regarding EIT Taxes for 2011 and prior should be addressed to:
Berkheimer Associates
50 North 7th St
Bangor, PA  18013
610-588-0965
Fax 610-588-5765
Office hours: M-F 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 
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