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Local Services Tax FAQ

…– Act 199 FAQ Local Services Tax – Employer (LST-1) FAQ Local Services Tax – Individual (LST-3) FAQ Local Services Tax Rules & Regulations Local Services Tax Statutory Authorization Explanation…


Earned Income Tax (EIT) FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions   Individual Annual Earned Income Tax Return (F1) FAQ e-filing for Individuals FAQ Learn more about efile Quarterly Estimated (DQ-1) FAQ Earned Income Tax Refund FAQ Earned…


e-filing (Individual) FAQ

…department. If you are human, leave this field blank. Was the e-filing (Individuals) FAQ helpful? Please note that these are general frequently asked questions. If you have a specific questions,…


Wage Garnishments – Taxpayer FAQ

Taxpayer FAQ: (Employers: click here) Why have I received a “NOTICE PRIOR TO WAGE GARNISHMENT”? You received a certified notice before wage garnishment from Berkheimer because you failed to pay…


Wage Garnishments – Employer FAQ

Employer FAQ: (Taxpayers: click here) Why have I received a “WAGE GARNISHMENT”? You have received a wage garnishment from Berkheimer because the employee has failed to respond to inquiries, including…


Local Services Tax (LST-3) FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions   What is the Local Services Tax? The Local Services Tax is a tax levied on individuals who are employed in municipalities or school districts that have…


Employer Quarterly / Monthly Return (E1) FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions   What is the employer’s responsibility? Employers who maintain worksites in PA or employ individuals who may work from their homes are required to withhold applicable earned…


Per Capita & Occupational Assessment Taxes FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions   What if I moved out before the tax bill was issued? If you moved out prior to the issue of the tax bill, please return the…


Final Return – Penalty & Interest Added FAQ

I have recently received a notification from Berkheimer informing me that I owe Interest on the payment that I submitted with my Final Earned Income Tax return. The return was…


Business Privilege Tax (BPT) FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions   We recognize that with the current global COVID-19 situation times are hard. If you’ve been financially impacted and are having difficulty making payments, we’re here to…


Taxpayer Annual Local Earned Income Tax Return (F-1) FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions   What is the “Earned Income Tax?” Earned Income is defined as compensation as determined under section 303 of the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L. 6,…


Local Earned Income Tax Reminder Notice FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions Why did I receive a Reminder Notice for a Local Earned Income Tax Final Return for the area I resided in last year? Current legislation, ACT 32…


Local Services Tax (LST-1) FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions   How to Withhold for Your Employees: If the total LST rate enacted exceeds $10, the tax must be assessed and collected on a prorated basis determined…


Local Services Tax Rules & Regs FAQ

Preface The following rules and regulations have been promulgated by Berkheimer Tax Innovations and adopted by the taxing body to outline the Local Services Tax and the responsibilities it places…


Employer Quarterly Return (Prior Tax Year and/or Quarter) FAQ

So you received an Employer Quarterly Return for a prior tax year and/or quarter and are wondering why, well hopefully this overview will help you to understand why and the…


Local Services Tax & Act 199 FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions   About the ACT 199 – Local Services Tax Effective January 1, 2014 municipalities that are under ACT 47 programs have the ability to raise their Local…


Earned Income Tax Refund FAQ

Reasons Your Refund May Be Denied The Local Services Tax cannot be used as credit against your Earned Income Tax liability. Federal Income Tax cannot be used as a credit…


State List Comparison FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions   I have received a letter from Berkheimer stating that what was reported on my Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Return differs from what I reported to them. I…


Act 50 FAQ

Taxpayer Bill Of Rights   Act 50 Taxpayer Bill of Rights   This is a list of your rights as they relate to an audit performed by Berkheimer; a request…


Earned Income Tax Quarterly Return DQ-1 FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions Where do I file my form and payment (if due)? Click here to file and pay for your return online (at no additional cost) OR mail your…


Act 32 FAQ

What is Act 32? Act 32 is a law that streamlines and standardizes the local earned income tax system. Act 32 reduces Pennsylvania’s number of Earned Income Tax (EIT) collectors…


Real Estate Tax FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions   Need to check your balance? Click here Who needs to pay the Real Estate Tax? Real Estate taxes are paid by those who own property where…