Due to the continued increase in Covid-19 cases in Lackawanna County, tax payments will only be accepted by mail or by using the dropbox outside the Municipal Building. The Tax Office will be open for meetings by appointment only. Masks are required for entrance to the Municipal Building and Social Distancing Rules apply. Anyone wishing to set up a meeting can contact Tax Collector Luann Krenitsky via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 570-562-1400 ext.112.
Accepted payment methods are cash, money order, certified checks and personal checks for paying taxes. Checks should be made payable to the Tax Collector only. Payment cannot be made at any bank. Taylor Borough Tax Collector is an Elected Official, who collects both Taylor Borough real estate tax and Riverside School District real estate tax (Taylor Borough property owners only).
HOW MUCH PROPERTY TAX WILL I PAY?
* 2020 Taylor Borough Real Estate Tax 22.300 mills
* 2020 Riverside SD Real Estate Tax 124.51 mills
* 2020 Taylor Borough has NO Garbage fee
EARNED INCOME TAX
If you live in the Borough of Taylor and are employed either in the Borough or outside the Borough, you will pay a one- percent (1%) earned Income Tax on you wages. This tax is divided between the School District and the Borough equally. Starting 2012 this tax is collected and maintained by Berkheimer Tax Administrator (www.hab-inc.com) PDS 350801. This tax is not administered in any way by the elected Tax Collector.
LOCAL SERVICE TAX
This tax is collected by Berkheimer Tax Administration and is $52.00 of which $5.00 goes to Riverside School District and $47.00 goes to Taylor Borough. This “LST” tax is paid by anyone who works in Taylor Borough.
Riverside School Taxes are collected on a yearly basis with the schedule above. Please remember that the Tax Collector will not be able to collect taxes after December 31, mandated by law.