Murrysville
Murrysville

Local Tax Information

 

Keystone Collections is responsible for collecting all municipal and school taxes EXCEPT EARNED INCOME TAXES.

 

·   Real estate taxes are levied by Westmoreland County, Municipality of Murrysville, and Franklin Regional School District.

 

1.          Spring taxes for the County and Municipality are mailed out in March and are paid on a calendar year – January to December.

 

               a.            Discount period ends April 30th.

 

2.          Fall taxes for the School District are mailed out in July and are paid on a fiscal year – July 1 to June 30.

 

               a.            Discount period ends September 15th.

 

·   Real Estate Transfer tax is assessed on all properties sold within the County and is a one (1) percent tax based on the selling price of the property and paid at the time the deed transfers.  This tax is shared equally between the Municipality and the School District.

 

Interactive Property Tax Map.

 

The Tax Parcel Application is an on-line, interactive tax map provided by Westmoreland County.  The Tax Parcel Application can be used by the general public to view maps showing property lines and display data for a selected property including ownership, description, assessment, and real estate tax information.

 

·   Local Service taxes are paid by individuals working with the Municipality of Murrysville.  It is $52.00 withheld by the employer each pay period.

 

·   Per Capita taxes are assessed by both the Municipality and School District.  These tax bills are mailed out simultaneously with the real estate tax bills.

 

1.            The municipal tax is $10.00 split evenly with             

                the School District.

 

2.            The school district tax is $5.00.

 

·   Occupational Privilege taxes are assessed by the School District on all individuals employed within the Municipality.

 

Tax Appeals for the above-mentioned tax should be sent to:

 

James R. Morrison - Tax Appeal Officer

Municipality of Murrysville

4100 Sardis Road

Murrysville, PA  15668

 

-or-

 

Tax Appeals Officer

Franklin Regional School District – Administration Office

3210 School Road

Murrysville, PA  15668

 

Earned Income Taxes Only

 

Berkheimer Tax Administrator is responsible for the collection of Earned Income Taxes, which is a one (1) percent tax on earned income.  This tax is divided evenly between the Municipality and the School District.  All residents are subject to the tax and must submit quarterly payments.  A penalty and interest will be assessed if not paid quarterly.  All employers are required to withhold and remit this tax for their employees.

 

·        First Quarter (January-March) due by April 30.

·        Second Quarter (April to June) due by July 31.

·        Third Quarter (July to September) due by October 31.

·        Fourth and Final Quarter (October to December) due   

               by January 31.

 

A final tax return is required to be filed by April 15 of the following year.  A penalty of 6% per annum and interest of 0.5% per month will be assessed on unpaid balances – enforced after April 15.

 

Tax Appeals for the above-mentioned tax should be sent to:

 

James R. Morrison - Tax Appeal Officer

Municipality of Murrysville

4100 Sardis Road

Murrysville, PA  15668

 

-or-

 

Tax Appeals Officer

Franklin Regional School District – Administration Office

3210 School Road

Murrysville, PA  15668

 

Earned Income Tax Ordinance

Ordinance No. 601-02

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