Elected Tax Collector
The elected tax collector is responsible for the collection of the School, County, and Township Real Estate taxes.
- In response to Governor Wolf's recommendations as of March 16, 2020 the Tax Collector office will be temporarily closed to the public. Normal operations are continuing. Payments will be accepted in the drop box at 2037 Hill Road and during this temporary closure a receipt will be mailed to you.
REAL ESTATE TAX DUE DATE:
- The East Rockhill Township Board of Supervisors will consider extending the local real estate face due date to be consistent with Bucks County which is from June 30 to July 30th. If approved the revised dates will show the last date of the face amount on July 30th with the 10% penalty beginning on July 31, 2020. The Board's next meeting is April 28.
2037 Hill Road (2nd driveway off of Three Mile Run Road, there is a dropbox available on the garage)
Sellersville, PA 18960
2020 Hours (*excludes closing due to COVID-19)
|Wednesdays*||6pm - 7pm|
|*except Nov to Feb, May & Sept by appointment only|
|June 30||6pm - 7pm|
Tax Bills Mailed to Property Owners
All tax bills are mailed to property owners. Please review and forward the bill to your mortgage company or financial institution if taxes are escrowed. For a history of Real Estate Tax Rates click here.
To Make a Payment
Payments can be mailed to P.O. Box 68, Perkasie, PA 18944 or placed in the drop box located at the office at 2037 Hill Road, Sellersville please note it is the second driveway on the right off of Three Mile Run Road. The Tax Collector office hours are Wednesdays from 6-7pm except for the months of November, December, January, February, May and September is by appointment only.
Credit Card Payments
Taxpayers can pay their taxes by using Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express. Pay your taxes online or call 1-800-2PAYTAX (1-800-272-9829) to pay by phone. When paying online, click on local payments and type in East Rockhill Township's Jurisdiction Code 4843 and follow the instructions provided. Please note that Official Payments, the online service, will charge a convenience fee.
Tax Certificate Requests
Please send Tax Certification requests to the tax collector by mail or email, firstname.lastname@example.org. The Tax Certification fee is $35, which certifies four years of county, township and school real estates taxes.
Tax Collector Term
Kathleen Percetti was appointed Tax Collector in June 2002, and officially elected at the next municipal election in November 2003 to complete the remainder of the 4-year term begun January 7, 2002. Kathy is serving her 5th term as East Rockhill's Elected Tax Collector.
Earned Income Tax (EIT) and Local Service Tax (LST) Collector
- On March 27, 2020 Governor Wolf signed Act 10 officially changing the filing deadline for both the local 2019 Final Return and the individual 1st Quarter estimate payment for 2020 to July 15.
Act 32 provides for the consolidation of Earned Income and Local Service Tax Collection to countywide tax collection districts and for the standardization of the local tax collection process. One of the most significant changes will be mandatory payroll withholding of these taxes. Keystone Collections Group was selected to serve as the Bucks County Tax Officer effective January 1, 2012.
Keystone Collections Group
546 Wendel Road
Irwin, PA 15642
(866) 539-1100 Taxpayer Toll-Free Helpline
(724) 978-0311 Direct Fax
In addition to the Real Estate Tax, the township levies an Earned Income Tax (EIT) and a Local Service Tax. Both are collected by Keystone Collections Group , a professional collection firm, under contract by the municipality and the Pennridge School District. The money collected is shared by the school district and the township. In addition, the Township has levied 0.25% strictly for the preservation of open space. The total EIT is 1.75% and the total LST is $52.
Current Tax Rates
|Earned Income Tax||1.75% Residents
|Township Open Space||0.25%|
|Local Services Tax (LST)||$52.00|
|County - 2020||25.45 Mills|
|Township - 2020||12.235 Mills|
|Building Debt Service||1.26 Mills|
|Perm. Capital Improvement||1.25 Mill|
|School - 2018-2019||135.2555 Mills|
Street Light Assessment
East 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 $41 per year maintenance fee. The assessment is invoiced by the Township in March.
Homestead/Farmstead Exclusion applications must be received by March 1, in order to be eligible for a tax reduction in the that school tax year. Please contact the Bucks County Board of Assessment at 215-348-6219 or through their website to receive the homestead/farmstead exclusion form and instructions.
Property Tax/Rent Rebate Form
The Property Tax/Rent Rebate program benefits eligible Pennsylvanians:
• Age 65 and older
• Widows and widowers age 50 and older
• People with disabilities age 18 and older
To see if you qualify for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate, download the forms or request an application be sent to you please visit the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue Web site.