Seal of Macungie Borough
21 Locust Street / Macungie, Pa 18062 / 610-966-2503 / Fax: 610-966-2788

Finance and Taxes

Macungie Borough 2023 Budget
2023 Final Draft Budget

2022 Budget
Adopted Budget

Tax Information

Earned Income Tax
The Borough levies an Earned Income/Net Profits tax of 1% of gross compensation and net profits. One half of this one percent collected from residents is turned over to the East Penn School District.
Earned Income Tax is usually withheld by your employer, and will appear as a payroll deduction for local or city tax.

THE EARNED INCOME TAX IS COLLECTED BY BERKHEIMER TAX ADMINISTRATOR.
To contact, call 866-701-7206 or go to their website- hab-inc.com for information. On Berkheimer's website, you can e-file your annual earned income tax or print, complete and mail the tax form.

Real Estate Tax
The Borough real estate tax rate for 2022 is set at 4.25 mills on each dollar of assessed valuation of property. To determine your Borough real estate tax, multiply your total property assessment by 0.00425 (example: Property is assessed at $200,000, multiply by 0.00425 to determine Borough real estate tax of $850).

PAYMENT OPTIONS for Real Estate Taxes:

Residents of the Borough may pay their taxes by MAIL by sending to:
Cynthia Hartzell
Borough of Macungie Tax Collector
60 S. Chestnut Street
Macungie, PA 18062

Residents of the Borough may pay their taxes by DROP BOX at:
Borough of Macungie Tax Collector
60 S. Chestnut Street
Macungie, PA 18062

The Tax Collector will also be accepting tax payments at Borough Hall as follows:
From 4:00 – 6:00 PM on the following dates:
MAY 10, 12, 24, 25 & 26
JULY 26, 28
AUGUST 23, 25, 30, 31

OR

From 12:30 to 2:30 PM on the following dates:
MAY 11
JULY 27
AUGUST 24

Tax Collector's office are BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.


For a tax certification, please mail the request to Cynthia Hartzell, 60 S Chestnut Street, Macungie PA 18062, along with a check for the $20 fee payable to Cynthia Hartzell.

If you have any questions, please contact the Tax Collector, Cynthia Hartzell at:
Phone: 610-928-0394
Email: cahartzelltax@outlook.com

Per Capita Tax
A Per Capita Tax of $10 per annum is levied and assessed upon each resident or inhabitant of the Borough 18 years of age and older, which tax shall be in addition to all other taxes levied and assessed by the Borough under any other laws of the Commonwealth.

THE PER CAPITA TAX IS COLLECTED BY BERKHEIMER TAX ADMINISTRATOR.
To contact, call 610-599-3141 or go to their website- hab-inc.com for information.

Local Services Tax (LST) - Rate: $52.00/YEAR
Previously called Occupational Privilege Tax (OPT) and/or Emergency and Municipal Services Tax (EMST) has been renamed the Local Services Tax (LST) by the Pennsylvania Legislature.

All persons employed or self-employed within the Borough of Macungie must pay a $52.00 Local Services Tax annually. Many municipalities levy an LST tax, but a person only pays a maximum of $52.00 total per year.

EMPLOYERS are required to withhold this tax from all persons employed within Macungie, unless the employee shows proof that the tax was paid elsewhere for the same year.

SELF-EMPLOYED PERSONS (who work in Macungie, regardless of where they live) must pay this $52.00 tax.

Macungie Borough DOES NOT levy a Business Privilege Tax.

THE LOCAL SERVICE TAX IS COLLECTED BY BERKHEIMER TAX ADMINISTRATOR.
To contact, call 610-599-3141 or go to their website- hab-inc.com for information.




Macungie Circa 1893
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