Earned Income Tax (EIT)

Earned Income Tax Breakdowns

Effective February 1, 2003, Whitemarsh Township enacted a 0.5% EIT on residents and nonresidents of Whitemarsh Township.

Effective July 1, 2005, the Colonial School District enacted a 0.5% EIT on Whitemarsh Township residents and nonresidents.

Effective January 1, 2007, Whitemarsh Township enacted a 0.25% Open Space EIT used for the sole purpose of acquiring interest in real property and / or to pay debt service associated with the acquisition of real property for the purpose of preserving open space and agricultural lands.

The total combined rate (Whitemarsh Township and Colonial School District) of EIT for residents of Whitemarsh Township is 1.25% as of January 1, 2007. The total combined rate (Whitemarsh Township and Colonial School District) and open space of EIT for nonresidents of Whitemarsh Township is 1% as of July 1, 2005. The following are answers to frequently asked questions about the EIT. The township has engaged the services of Berkheimer Associates Inc. to serve as the township agent for the collection of this tax. Berkheimer can be reached at 1-800-360-8989 or online.

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    616 Germantown Pike
    Lafayette Hill, PA 19444

    Real Estate Tax Payments

    Whitemarsh Township
    P.O. Box 95000-5235
    Philadelphia, PA 19195-5235

    Ph: 610-825-3535
    Fx: 610-825-9416


    Monday - Friday
    8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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    The last day for Discount Period payments for 2019 County and Township Real Estate Tax will be on Tuesday April 30, 2019. Payments not made on or before April 30, 2019 will not be eligible for the 2% discount.

    Payments received or postmarked after April 30, 2019 will be applied to the face period and must satisfy the face period amount . Payments can be made here at the Township at Whitemarsh Township Tax Collection window between 8:30 and 4:30 Monday through Friday.

    If payments are made by mail, the payment must be post marked by midnight April 30, 2019 in order to receive the discount.