Information for Employers
The following information is for general informational purposes only and is subject to any and all applicable Local, State and Federal laws, rules and regulations.
On or before April 15 of each year, individuals subject to this tax are required to file an annual return (including a copy of their W-2 or 1099 form, etc.) reporting earned income (i.e. salaries, wages, etc.) and net profits (i.e. net income from operation of a business, profession, etc.) for the preceding calendar year.
The tax rate for Bellefonte Borough residents is 1.65%. This reflects a joint levy of .60% by Bellefonte Borough and 1.05% by the Bellefonte Area School District. The nonresident tax rate is 1.65%.
If you are an employee, your employer is not likely required to withhold this tax each pay period. The withheld tax is sent to the Centre Tax Agency by your employer. If your employer is not withholding the tax and you wish to do so, ask them to give the Centre Tax Agency a call at 814-234-7120.
Local Services Tax
The tax rate has been levied at a maximum rate of $52.00 per annum. This tax is imposed on any individual with earnings for services rendered of any kind within the boundaries of Bellefonte Borough. The tax applies whether you are an employee or self employed.
Employers located both within Bellefonte Borough and outside the Borough have specific responsibilities for withholding and remitting this tax for all individuals in their employ who work within the Borough.
This tax is remitted to the Bellefonte Area School District for Bellefonte Borough. The Borough received $47.00 and the Bellefonte Area School District $5.00.