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
Municipal Millage Rate
School Millage Rate
Total Millage Rate
Local Earned Income Tax (EIT)
Realty Transfer Tax (RTT)
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.