2023 Blank Homestead/Farmstead Applications
Tax Office Closed
In light of Act 32 of 2008, wherein EIT (Earned Income Tax) collection was centralized to the county level, the Penn Cambria Tax Office was officially closed for business as of August 1, 2013.
Important Notice to Taxpayers
Failure to receive a tax notice does not relieve a taxpayer from the responsibility of paying taxes. Nor does it relieve the taxpayer of following the discount and penalty dates as if the notice had been received on a timely basis (72 P.S. § 5511.7).
Attention Employers: Act 32 of 2008
Act 32 is a law that reforms and standardizes the local earned income tax system. The appointment of collection responsibility falls on countywide committees made up of representatives from local municipalities and school districts. The committees established tax collection districts and elected tax officers to collect the Earned Income Tax (EIT) .
Act 32 requires uniform withholding of earned income taxes and remittance to a single local collector or Tax Officer. The Act applies to the earned income taxes levied and collected after December 31, 2011.
Berkheimer Tax Administrator
Berkheimer Tax Administrator is the appointed Earned Income Tax Collector for the Cambria County Tax Collection District effective January 1, 2012.
Berkheimer Tax Administrator
Attention Employers: Local Services Tax Remittance
Please refer to the Real-time Register at the Municipal Statistics web site to correctly identify the collector of Local Services Tax for your municipality.
The Penn Cambria School District share of the LST should be remitted to the collector appointed by the municipality.
Attention Employers: Municipal Statistics
EIT/PIT/LST Tax Information
Municipal Statistics Information
Information for Self-Employed Individuals
If an individual is self-employed or obtains compensation other than through an employer/business entity, a Quarterly Estimated Earned Income Tax coupon must be filed with the Tax Officer for the tax collection district where the individual resides, within 30 days following the end of each quarter of the calendar year.
Delinquent Tax Collections
Effective February 21, 2012 a 3-year agreement was implemented with JP Harris Associates, LLC to collect the following delinquent taxes: 2011, 2012 and 2013 School Per Capita (P/C) & Occupation (OCC) Taxes, and 2011 and prior years Earned Income Taxes (EIT).
Real Estate Tax Universal Installment Payment Plan (pdf)
Effective July 1, 2012 all taxpayers have the option to pay their Penn Cambria school real estate tax bills in installment payments. Click ” More …” below to read the entire “Real Estate Tax Universal Installment Payment Plan Resolution” adopted at the June 19, 2012 regular meeting of the Penn Cambria Board of School Directors (posted 06/21/2012).
Dear Tax Preparers and Advisors (pdf)
Important Earned Income Tax Change for 2009 (posted 08/24/2009). Please read this notice regarding changes pursuant to PA Act 32 of 2008.
Blair County Assessed Ratio Change (pdf)
Blair County (Tunnelhill Borough): Starting with the 2010 tax year, the Assessment Ratio will change from 75% to 100% of the 1958 Base Year Market Value and your Assessed Value will change accordingly.