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Finance / Taxes

Finance / Taxes Taxes in North Whitehall Township

There are a number of tax and fees that residents of North Whitehall Township are assessed. Residents often comment that they pay high taxes in the Township. While some overall tax bills may be considered high, taxes paid directly to the Township are actually some of the lowest in the Lehigh Valley. Property values are assessed by Lehigh County and property taxes are calculated based on those valuations. The following are the assessed taxes for 2016

General Property Tax millage - .5 mils
Realty Transfer Tax - 1/2 of 1%
Earned Income Tax - 1/2 of 1%
Local Services Tax - $52.00

In addition to these taxes there is an Street light assessment that is limited to those properties that is directly adjoined to a street light. The current assessment is

Residential Flat Rate - $45.00
Institutional Flat Rate - $1, 825.00

North Whitehall Township is part of the Parkland School District that also encompasses South Whitehall and Upper Macungie Townships. School district taxes are not governed or set by the townships. The millage rate for the school district is determined by the Parkland School Board of Directors. Current Parkland School District millage assessment is 14.19 mils which is the lowest assessed school district rate in Lehigh County. Lehigh County tax rate is 3.75 mils

Overall taxes in North Whitehall Township, including local, Parkland School District and Lehigh County, are the lowest in all of Lehigh County.

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