Local Tax Information

For tax information:

Real Estate Taxes
Property Tax
Interactive Property Tax Map
Real Estate Transfer Tax
Special Purpose Tax

Keystone Collections

Act 511 Taxes
Local Services Tax

Keystone Collections

2009 Local Service Tax Information (L.S.T.)
Formally known as the "Emergency Service Tax"

L.S.T. Frequently Asked Questions

Local Services Tax - Refund Application

Local Services Tax - Exemption Certificate

Berkheimer Tax Administrator
Earned Income Tax
Per Capita (Act 511)
School Code Per Capita (Section 679)
Occupation Privilege Tax
Tax Appeal Process
Earned Income Tax Ordinance (E.I.T.)

Property Tax
Taxes are levied by the following:

Franklin Regional School District - 86.68 mills
The 2012-2013 rate for property tax will be set in July 2012.
The Real Estate, Hydrant and County Taxes will be updated in February of each year.

Municipality of Murrysville Real Estate - 12.05 mills
Municipality of Murrysville Hydrant Tax - .10 mills
Westmoreland County - 20.99 mills

County/Municipal/Fire Hydrant
This tax is paid on a calendar year - January through December.
Mailed out approximately February 28th through March 1st.
Discount Due Date: April 30th

This tax is paid on a fiscal year - July 1st through June 30th.
Mailed out approximately July 15th
Discount Due Date: September 15th

Interactive Property Tax Map ( Westmoreland County GIS and Tax Mapping) - 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.

Earned Income Tax (wage tax) - 1% of earnings. This tax is divided equally between the Franklin Regional School District and the Municipality. All residents are subject to tax and must submit quarterly payments.  A penalty and interest will be assessed if not paid quarterly.


First Quarter (January - March) due by April 30.
Second Quarter (April - June) due by July 31
Third Quarter (July - September) due by October 31
Fourth Quarter (October - December) due by January 31

Final Return W-2 is due by April 15th. Penalty of 6% per annum and interest of 0.5% per month on unpaid balance enforced after April 15th.

Per Capita (Act 511) - $10.00 per year per person over 21 years of age. This tax is shared equally between the Franklin Regional School District and the municipality. There are no exemptions.

School Code Per Capita (Section 679) - $5.00 per year per person over 18 years of age. This tax is solely for the Franklin Regional School District.

Occupation Privilege Tax - $5.00 per year tax on all individuals that are employed within the municipality during the year. This tax is solely for the Franklin Regional School District.

Real Estate Transfer Tax - 1% of selling price of real property taxed at the time of the deed transfer. This tax is shared equally between the Franklin Regional District and the municipality.

Tax Appeal Process (Other than Earned Income Tax)
For tax appeals, please send to:

Mr. James R. Morrison
Tax Appeal Officer
Municipality of Murrysville
4100 Sardis Road
Murrysville, PA 15668

Earned Income Tax Ordinance

Ordinance No. 601-02



Dates to Remember
December 17 - Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m.
December 25 - Municipal Government Offices Closed.
January 1 - Municipal Government Offices Closed.
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