TAXES

Donna J. Miller

Tax Collector - Real Estate Tax

Address

133 Water Street
PO Box 87
Spring Mills, PA 16875

Centre Tax Agency

Tax Collector - Earned Income Tax

Address

243 South Allen Street
State College, PA 16801

Fax

(814) 234-7148

Taxes on real property in Centre County are assessed twice a year. Once in spring and once in fall. County and Municipal Property Taxes (County General, County Debt, Township General and the Equipment Fund) are assessed in spring and due by end of June. School Property Taxes are assessed in the fall and due prior to mid-November.

Taxes are assessed using millage rates. The millage rate is the number of dollars of tax levied for each $1,000 of assessed property value.

County Millage Rate

7.840

Municipal Millage Rate

3.500

School Millage Rate

48.0995

Total Millage Rate

59.4395

Local Earned Income Tax (EIT)

1.800%

Realty Transfer Tax (RTT)

2%

Realty Transfer Tax is imposed on the value of real estate (including contracted-for improvements to property) transferred by deed, instrument, long-term lease or other writing. Both grantor and grantee are held jointly and severally liable for payment of the tax.

Local Services Tax (LST)

$52 per year

This tax supports municipal and emergency services, and is usually withheld by the employer.