Instructions for Completing Quarterly Local Services Tax Forms:
The Local Services Tax (LST) is levied on persons who engage in an occupation in Allegheny Township. Employers are required to withhold and remit the tax on employees and themselves, and file quarterly returns. Blank forms are provided with this notice.
***Do NOT send your LST Tax payments to Blair County Tax Collection. Allegheny Township is still collecting the Local Services Tax for the Township.
People who wish to claim exemption must complete and file an exemption certificate annually. Forms are available at the Township or employer and must be filed with both. Employers must maintain all completed exemption certificates.
When to File Return and Remit Tax
Employers must remit the LST on or before the last day of the month following the end of each quarter of the calendar year. Please send them to Allegheny Township, Attn: Treasurer, 3131 Colonial Drive, Duncansville, PA 16635
Rate of Tax
The rate of tax is $52.00 per calendar year, assessed on a pro-rata basis at $1.00 per week. The date of the payroll determines the calendar quarter in which a week or weeks are reported. Do NOT collect this tax in a lump sum payment.
Withholding and Payments for Various Pay Cycles:
Weekly Pays: Deduction $1.00 per pay
Bi-Weekly Pays: Deduct $2.00 per pay
Semi-Monthly Pays: Deduct $2.17 per pay for 16 pays and $2.16 per pay for the 8 remaining pays.
Monthly Pays: Deduct $4.33 per pay for 8 pays and $4.34 per pay for the 4 remaining pays.
Self-Employed: Remit $13.00 per quarter
Certain persons are exempt from tax:
Persons with annual earnings less than $12,000.00.
Certain severely disabled veterans.
Certain US Reservists on active duty.
Persons with concurrent employment whose primary employment is outside Allegheny Township and who pay the equivalent tax to the municipality in which the person is primarily employed.
Employers are responsible to refund any taxes deducted from their employees in error.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: NEW 2017 LOCAL SERVICES TAX FORMS ARE AVAILABLE. THE LST FORMS HAVE BEEN UPDATED FOR 2017. THERE IS NO LONGER A 2% COLLECTION FEE OFFERED. DO NOT DEDUCT ANY FEES FROM THE ACTUAL TAXES WITHHELD. PLEASE DISCARD FORMS AND DOWNLOAD THE FORMS BELOW.