Effective July 1, 2022, the City of Reading’s non-resident commuter tax of .3% has been eliminated.
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City of Reading commuter taxpayers will not be able to electronically file a tax return for the 2022 tax year. See notice.

Berks Earned Income Tax Bureau


For individual taxpayers needing Individual Earned Income Tax and Self Employed LST information, eFiling and payment options, frequently asked questions and more.

Individual Earned Income Tax

Filing & Payment

If you are an individual looking to pay or file online, please follow the link below.

If you are a City of Reading commuter taxpayer (work in the City of Reading but live outside the City of Reading), you MUST file a paper tax return for the 2022 Tax Year.

NOTE: If you are not currently able to file your return online, please see the General Information page to learn how to file.

eFile an Individual Tax Return

eFiling available

Online filing of individual local earned income tax returns is available.  We encourage taxpayers to use this option.  Please see the eFiling section on the Individuals Page of our website for the link to eFiling.