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?
* 2022 Taylor Borough Real Estate Tax 22.300 mills
* 2022 Riverside SD Real Estate Tax 128.73 mills
* 2022 Lackawanna County Real Estate Tax 63.92 mills
* 2022 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.