Tax Information

Click on the link below to view or print out a PDF of general information on whom to contact regarding taxes or property assessment:  General Tax Information to Assist You

Or use this quick contact list:

County and Municipal Real Estate Taxes:

If you have questions concerning your county or municipal real estate taxes, contact the Lancaster County Treasurer’s Office at (717) 299-8222.

Property Assessment:

If you have questions concerning your property’s assessment value, contact the Lancaster County Property Assessment Office at (717) 299-8381.

Tax Certification:

If you are seeking a tax certification or have questions about tax certification, contact the Lancaster County Treasurer’s Office at (717) 299-8222.

School Property Taxes:

Payment of school property taxes is collected by Berkheimer Associates │ Ph: (610) 599-3143. If you have questions regarding school property taxes, call the School District of Lancaster at (717) 291-6134.

Earned Income Tax (or Local Wage Tax)

EIT is collected by the Lancaster County Tax Collection Bureau (LCTCB) │ Ph: (717) 569-4521. If you have questions regarding this tax, speak to your employer who is responsible for withholding this tax. The EIT rate for residents of Lancaster Township is 1%.

Local Services Tax:

Local Services Tax is collected by your employer through a one-time payroll deduction. Questions regarding this tax should be directed to your employer. Self-employed individuals must pay their own tax. You can find additional information on this tax here:  https://www.hab-inc.com/faqs/individual-local-services-tax-faq/. In Lancaster Township, the local services tax is a set fee of $10 per year for any person who works in Lancaster Township.

Homestead/Farmstead Tax Exclusion (Homeowner Tax Relief Act): 

To find out what the Homestead/Farmstead Tax Exclusion is, or how to apply, click here: https://co.lancaster.pa.us/457/Homestead-Farmstead-Exclusion, or contact the Lancaster County Property Assessment Office at (717) 299-8381.