Beginning June 8, 2020, our lobby will be open to the public BY APPOINTMENT ONLY from 8am to 12pm Monday through Friday. A face covering/mask will be required for entry to the lobby and only 2 people will be allowed in the lobby at a time. Please call 610-372-8439 (toll free 1-855-372-8439) to make an appointment.

We appreciate your cooperation and understanding during this unprecedented time.

If you are dropping off your tax return(s) and any associated documents, place them in the drop box to the right of our front door. Thank you.

Individuals:
Both the IRS and Pennsylvania Department of Revenue have extended the income tax return filing and payment date from April 15, 2020 to July 15, 2020. The Berks Earned Income Tax Bureau is also extending the local income tax return due date (filing of the return and payment of any amount owed) from April 15, 2020 to July 15, 2020, as well as any estimated payments for the first quarter of 2020. The Bureau will waive penalty and interest on the 2019 individual income tax payments as long as the individual files their return and pays the tax due on or before July 15, 2020.

Business Privilege Taxes:
The following municipalities and school districts have extended the Business Privilege Tax return filing and payment deadlines from April 15, 2020 to July 15, 2020:

  • Exeter Township School District
  • Muhlenberg Township
  • Muhlenberg School District
  • Borough of West Reading
  • Borough of Wyomissing
  • Wyomissing Area School District

  • The Borough of Shillington has extended the deadline for the assessment of penalty and interest on filing and payment from June 15, 2020 to July 15, 2020.

    Although these deadlines have been extended, the Bureau encourages taxpayers to continue filing their returns.

    Employers:
    At the present time, there are no extensions for Employer 1st Quarter 2020 Earned Income Tax Returns or payment of the 1st Quarter 2020 tax withheld from employees.


    INDIVIDUAL FILING
    • If you are an individual and would like to file your 2019 tax return online, click HERE

    EMPLOYER FILING
    • If you are an employer and would like to begin making payments and filing online, please go to our Online Filing and Payments page and register for a new account.