School district tax bills are mailed each year on or about July 1st. Interim bills are mailed throughout the year when a change in assessment occurs. The tax office is the contact for questions concerning school real estate taxes in all municipalities of the Twin Valley School District. For any questions, please call 610-286-8632.
Make checks payable and mail to:
Twin Valley School District
PO Box 7597
Lancaster, PA 17604
- If a receipt is required, please enclose both copies of the bill along with a self-addressed stamped envelope. Payments must be postmarked by the due date.
- Payments in person are accepted at any branch of Fulton Bank. Bring both copies of the bill when paying in person.
Tax Millage for tax year 2016-17 is:
Berks County 26.7702
Chester County 28.6049
Section 6-672.1 of the School Code requires that school districts which lie in more than one county must use a method to equalize taxes among all of its property owners. The taxes are levied in proportion to the ratio of the most recent market valuation by the State Tax Equalization Board.
Information for Senior Citizens
Senior citizens may qualify for assistance in paying their real estate taxes. These residents should contact either the Office of Aging for their county or the PA Department of Revenue at 1-888-PATAXES or at www.revenue.state.pa.us
Beginning July 1, 2014, the Twin Valley School District will offer the Senior School Service Tax Rebate Program. This program is designed to assist senior citizens with the burden of real estate taxes. Homeowners residing in their primary residence, and are age 60 and older, will have the opportunity to volunteer up to 74.5 hours per school year (July 1 to June 30) at a tax credit equivalent of $8.00 per hour, not to exceed a maximum of $599.00. Eligible participants are required to obtain Act 34, Act 151 and Act 114 clearances. Since the cost of this program will be limited to the amount established by the Board, this program will be on a first come/first service basis. Applications and additional information may be obtained from the district Business Office.
A $25 fee per parcel is required for a written tax certification. To expedite the process, please include a fax number and your certification will be returned via fax. Please send the appropriate fee along with your request to:
Twin Valley School District
Attn: Tax Office
4851 N. Twin Valley Rd.
Elverson, PA 19520
Twin Valley School District municipalities include:
Berks County: Caernarvon Township, Robeson Township, New Morgan Borough
Chester County: Elverson Borough, Honey Brook Borough, Honey Brook Township, West Nantmeal Township
Earned Income Tax Collection
Keystone Collections Group serves as the Earned Income Tax (EIT) collector for school and municipal taxing authorities within the Twin Valley School District. Act 32 of 2008 requires municipal governments and school districts in all Pennsylvania counties, except Philadelphia, to select a single tax collector to serve the Earned Income Tax collection needs of the political subdivisions. Keystone officially began EIT collections on January 1, 2011. For more information go to www.keystonecollects.com