Local Income Tax Information

Frequently Asked Questions about Act 32 and Local Earned Income Tax
ATTN Tax Officers: DCED lacks the legal authority to extend the statutory local filing and payment deadline of April 15. Local governments may wish to consult with their solicitors on whether and how they might explore alternatives to waive interest and/or penalties for local tax filings and payments that are made on or before May 17, 2021, which is the extension for filing federal and state taxes.

Employers with worksites located in Pennsylvania are required to withhold and remit the local Earned Income Tax (EIT) and Local Services Tax (LST) on behalf of their employees working in PA. Examples of business worksites include, but are not limited to: factories, warehouses, branches, offices and residences of home-based employees.

If you would like to report a tax collection issue, email us at the Governor’s Center for Local Government Services, or to connect with us on another question, call 888.223.6837.

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