Local Services Tax

Local Services Tax - $52.00 per year ($1.00 per week)

Berkheimer Tax Administrator offers employers and tax preparers the ability to file the Local Services Tax Return through the Berk-e online filing and electronic upload capability.  Please refer to the Berkheimer website at www.hab-inc.com to file online and for additional filing options available to employers and individuals.  

Every employer located within Middletown Township is required to withhold the Local Services Tax from all employees and file the withholdings with Berkheimer no later than 30 days after the end of each quarter. 

If you are self-employed and your business is  located within Middletown Township, you are responsible for remitting the Local Services tax to Berkheimer.  

For more information regarding tax rates, please visit the website at www.hab-inc.com.  Click on the link labeled "Tax Rates" to be directed to the DCED website.

Workers earning less that $12,000 annually are exempt from having to pay the LST.  A person seeking to claim an exemption from the LST must file an exemption certificate each year with his or her employer.  The form is available for download below. 

If you have any questions or would like additional information, please submit an electronic inquiry via the Berkheimer website or contact the Customer Care Department at 610-599-3142.

27 N. Pennell Rd. P.O. Box 157 Lima, PA 19037 Phone: 610-565-2700 Fax: 610-566-3640