Events of Interest

Tax

Real Estate Tax

Please direct all questions for Real Estate Taxes to Elizabeth Wolff, Tax Collector at (215) 884-4400.  Ms. Wolff’s office is located at 100 West Ave., 614 West, Jenkintown PA 19046.

Per Capita Tax

Theresa Hanks
Jenkintown Borough
700 Summit Avenue
Jenkintown, PA 19046
215.885.0700

The Per Capita Tax is a “head tax” levied on residents between the ages of 18 and 66. Per Capita Tax invoices are sent annually to every resident in the Borough.

All businesses and rental property owners are required to complete a Jenkintown Borough Business Privilege Tax Return and remit the tax due on an annual basis. Returns are sent to the businesses and property owners at the end of February or beginning of March each year and are due no later than May 1st of the calendar year. These forms are also available on this site under the forms link.

Business Privilege Tax/Local Services Tax

Berkheimer Associates administers the Borough’s Business Privilege Tax as well as the Local Services Tax. To register a business, or for questions please contact Berkheimer at 610-363-7214.

Earned Income Tax

Jenkintown School District
325 Highland Avenue
Jenkintown, PA 19046
215.885.3722

Tax Rates

Borough Taxes:

Rental License $25.00
Real Estate Tax  7.443 mils
Per Capita Tax $10.00/head/year
Service Business 4 mils X gross receipts
Retail Mercantile 1.5 mils X gross receipts
Wholesale Mercantile 1.0 mils X gross receipts
Rental Income 4 mils X gross receipts
Local Services Tax $52.00
School District Tax:
Earned Income Tax 1%