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The Tax Collector is elected every four years and must reside in the Township. Section 1001 of the Second Class Township Code provides for the powers and duties of the Tax Collector as follows:

  • The tax collector shall collect all county, township, school, institution district.
  • HA Berkheimer & Associates  is  designated in the tax-levying ordinance or resolution or be employed by the tax-levying authority to collect taxes levied under "The Local Tax Enabling Act."
  • The Tax collector shall exercise all the powers and perform all the duties and be subject to all the obligations and responsibilities for the collection of taxes as are conferred upon tax collectors by law.
  • The Pittston Township tax collector is responsible for the collection of real estate taxes.                                                                                                               
  • e-Collect is responsible for collection of Mercantile Taxes

 


Tax Collector

Rita Timonte is the current Tax Collector for Pittston Township

Office Address:
12 East Oak Street
Pittston, PA 18640

Telephone Number:
570-654-8807

The Tax Office will normally be open the following hours:

Rebate Period -   Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday - 5:30 to  8pm

Face and Penalty Period          Monday 5:30 to 8 PM


Additional Hours:
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY


Tax Information

 

 

 

 Emergency Service Tax  

Real Estate Tax

 

.25 mills

 .25 mills

 

Resident Earned Income Tax

Percent

0.5%

 

 

Non Resident Earned Income Tax

Percent

1%

 

 

Local Service Tax (EMS)

Dollars

$ 47

 

 

Realty Transfer Tax

Percent

0.5%

 

 

Mercantile Tax

 

 

 

 

Wholesale

Mills

1.00

 

 

Retail

Mills

1.50

 

 

Mechanical Devices

Dollars

As Per Schedule

 

 

Amusement Tax

 

10%

 

 

Accident Report Fees

 

$ 15

 

 

Refuse Collection Fees

 

$1

 

 

Sign Tax

 

$ 50

 

 



 

 

 

Resolution

Ordinance

Real Estate Tax

 

.25 mills

12-14

 

Resident Earned Income Tax

Percent

0.5%

12-8

 

Non Resident Earned Income Tax

Percent

1%

12-8

 

Local Service Tax (EMS)

Dollars

$ 47

12-11

12-01 of 2007

Realty Transfer Tax

Percent

0.5%

12-7

 

Mercantile Tax

 

 

 

 

Wholesale

Mills

1.00

12-10

 

Retail

Mills

1.50

12-10

 

Mechanical Devices

Dollars

As Per Schedule

12-9

01-2002

Amusement Tax

 

10%

12-6

 

Accident Report Fees

 

$ 15

 

 

Refuse Collection Fees

 

$1

 

 

Sign Tax

 

$ 50

12-12