Effective July 1, 2022, the City of Reading’s non-resident commuter tax of .3% has been eliminated.
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Berks Earned Income Tax Bureau

Other Taxes Collected

Flat Rate Occupational Assessment Tax

Who is liable: Residents of Governor Mifflin School District, 18 years of age and older, working full-time or part-time.

When is it levied: fiscal year is July 1 through June 30.

Tax Rate: $10.00 annually per individual. There is a 2% discount available for payments made in July and/or August of the current tax year. The flat tax is accepted in September and/or October. Penalty of 10% and interest of 1% per month is assessed for payments made on or after November 1 of the tax year.  

This tax cannot be prorated if you move out of the school district after the start of the tax year.

Per Capita Tax

Who is liable: Residents of Lower Alsace Township or Mount Penn Borough, 18 years of age and older, regardless of work status.

When is it levied: fiscal year starts March 1.

Tax Rate: $10.00 annually per individual. There is a 2% discount available for payments made in March and/or April of the current tax year. The flat tax is accepted in May and/or June. Penalty of 10% is assessed on payments made on or after July 1 of the tax year.

This tax cannot be prorated if you move out of the municipality after the start of the tax year.