Tax Collection

Lansdowne Borough generates revenue for operations from several sources including:

  • A real estate tax based on the assessed value of individual properties. The current-year (2023) millage rate is 7.3039. The (William Penn) School District and Delaware County assess additional real estate taxes on all properties.  
  • A sewer fee based on connections to the Borough sewer system and gallons of water      consumed.
  • A trash fee of $373 per housing unit.
  • A Local Services Tax (LST) of $52 per employee whose job is in Lansdowne Borough. The LST is not collected by the local Tax Collector.
  • An Earned Income Tax of 0.5%
    For instructions and guidance on the Earned Income Tax employers and employees may contact: Keystone Collections Group  Select the “Contact Us” link and choose “Self Employed” from the drop-down menu.

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    Additional Information: Earned Income Tax

    The Tax Collector is an elected position the current term of which expires in January of 2024. The Tax Collector can receive payments for Real Estate Tax, Trash Fee and Sewer Fee by mail, in-person, or at WSFS Bank branches.