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Earned Income & LST Tax Collection

The Earned Income Tax and Local Service Tax is now collected by:

Berkheimer Tax Administrator
50 North Seventh Street
Bangor, PA  18013
Fax: 1-610-588-5765

 Earned Income Tax Information


Portage Borough Council enacted Ordinance 5-2011 to increase the Earned Income tax to one percent (1%) effective on January 1, 2012 for all borough residents.  The following links are the ordinance and resolutions pertaining to the earned income tax and Berkheimer Tax Administrator.

Ordinance 5-2011         

Resolution 7-2011

PA Act 32


 Local Service Tax Information


Portage Borough Council adopted Ordinance 10-2007 known as the "Local Service Tax" effective on January 1, 2008 to fifty-two ($52.00)dollars per each calendar year.  Any person whose total earned income tax and/or net profits is less than $12,000.00 per year is exempt from the payment of tax for that calendar year.  Each employee must submit an exemption certificate to their employer. 

Ordinance 10-2007

 Resolution 14-2007


 Tax Forms