Taxes

Lawerence Park’s individual income tax and Local Services (LST) tax is collected by Berkheimer Associates.  If you do not receive the local earned income tax form in the mail, it may be picked up at the Berkheimer’s office or downloaded from Berkheimer’s website.    The Local Income Tax form is due April 15th of every year.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

What is the millage?

  • Lawrence Park Township – 3 mils for 2015

 

What are the taxes on my property?

You may obtain your tax information from Erie County’s website or contact Karen B. Olson, Real Estate Tax Collector, at 814-899-2305.  If you wish to calculate them yourself, you need to know your assessed valuation (found on your tax bill).

 Example:

$50,000.00 Assessed valuation x .0022millage
$110.00 Township Tax

 

When are my taxes due?

County and Township Tax

4/30 – 2% discount
5/1 to 6/30 – face value
7/1 to 12/31 – 10% penalty added

School District Tax

8/31 – 2% discount
9/1 to 10/31 – face value
11/1 to 12/31 – 10% penalty

– After 12/31 taxes are turned over to the Erie County Tax Claim Bureau for collection.

 

How can I get my property reassessed?

File an application for reassessment with the Erie County Assessment Office by 8/31 of each year. Applications are available at the Assessment Office, Erie County Court House, 140 West 6 Street, Erie, PA 16511 or on the Erie County website.

 

What is the property tax/rent rebate?

This is a State program for seniors 65 or older, or those who are disabled, within certain income limits. Forms are available at the Treasurer’s office or you may contact the State for more information.  The State website has income guidelines, rebate amounts and general information.

Do I need a dog license?

Erie County Dog Licenses are needed for dogs three months and older and may be obtained from the Treasurer or Erie County.