Elected Tax Collector
Real Estate Tax Collection
The elected tax collector is responsible for the collection of the School, County, and Township Real Estate taxes. The position is a 4-year term ending December 31, 2021. 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.
|Mail payments:||In-person or overnight payments:|
|Kathleen P. Percetti, Tax Collector||2037 Hill Road|
|P.O. Box 68||Sellersville, PA 18960|
|Perkasie, PA 18944||2nd driveway off of Three Mile Run Road with a dropbox available on the garage|
Homeowners are encouraged to pay by mail to P.O. Box 68, Perkasie, PA 18944 or use the drop box at 2037 Hill Road, Sellersville. If a receipt is needed, please include a self-addressed stamped envelope with both copies of the bill. If an appointment is needed, please call 215-453-8866.
2021 Hours (due to COVID-19 - Tax Collection will be outside, if weather permits)
|Wednesdays, except September, November and December||5pm - 6pm|
|August 24||5pm - 6pm|
|August 26 & 27||10-11am|
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 5-6pm except for the months of November, December, January, February, May and September is by appointment only. Cash will not be accepted.
Credit Card Payments
Taxpayers can pay their taxes by using Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express. Pay your taxes online or call 1-833-398-6729 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. The Tax Certification fee is $35, which certifies four years of county, township and school real estates taxes.
Appointed Tax Collector
Earned Income Tax (EIT) and Local Service Tax (LST) Collector
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
The township levies an Earned Income Tax (EIT) and a Local Service Tax (LST). 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 annually.
Current Tax Rates
|Earned Income Tax||1.75% Residents
|Township Open Space||0.25%|
|Local Services Tax (LST)||$52.00|
|County - 2021||25.45 Mills|
|Township - 2021||12.235 Mills|
|Building Debt Service||1.26 Mills|
|Perm. Capital Improvement||1.25 Mill|
|School - 2021-2022||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.