Municipal tax collectors collect school taxes levied under the authority of the Public School Code, including school real estate taxes. There is no authority for a school district to collect these taxes through its own employees; this function has been assigned to the municipal tax collectors.
In the majority of counties, municipal tax collectors collect county real estate, per capita and occupation taxes.
** IMPORTANT NOTE **
THE TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL OFFICE STAFF IS NOT AUTHORIZED TO COLLECT, NOR HOLD TAX PAYMENTS FOR THE TAX COLLECTOR. THE TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL OFFICE DOES NOT RETAIN PROPERTY TAX RECORDS.
TAX PAYMENTS ARE NOT TO BE PLACED IN THE TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL OFFICE MAILBOX.
Tax payments are to be made payable to:
Lorriane Meck, Tax Collector
Address: 9540 Longswamp Road, Mertztown, PA 19539
FOR DELINQUENT TAX PAYMENTS
Berks County Tax Claim Bureau
633 Court Street
Reading, PA 19601
Longswamp Township Tax Collector -
Lorraine A. Meck
9540 Longswamp Road, Mertztown, PA 19539
Longswamp Township Municipal Tax Rates (2022):
General Tax Fund - 1.70
Emergency Services Tax - .315
Fire Protection - .75
Debt Services - .44
Your Payroll Witholding Related Tax Information Contacts:
Local Witholding Tax (EIT) 1% Tax
Local Services Tax (LST) $52.00
Questions and refunds refer to:
Berks EIT Bureau
1125 Berkshire Blvd., Suite 115
Wyomissing PA 19610