LOCAL SERVICES TAX (LST)
The Township of Salem has enacted a Local Services Tax (LST) pursuant to the authority of Act 7 of 2007. The following information is provided to assist employer to comply with the requirement of the tax. The rate of tax levied by the Township of Salem is $52.00 with $47.00 going to the township and $5.00 going to the Berwick Area School District. Each employer doing business within Salem Township is required to register with Berkheimer Tax Associates at www.hab-inc.com. They have all the forms necessary to submit the tax.
The Township of Salem will exempt persons whose total earned income and net profits from all sources with the Township of Salem is less than $12,000.00 per year. Berkheimer Tax Associates has all the necessary forms for exemptions on their web site.
EARNED INCOME TAX (EIT)
Berkheimer Tax Associates is also the one's that collect the earned income tax for the Township of Salem. The local representative is Jim Bush 570-339-3158.
His e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org