What is the Earned Income Tax (EIT)?

The earned income tax has been levied by your resident taxing jurisdiction (i.e., the township, borough or school district in which you live). Earned income is defined as salaries, wages, commissions, bonuses, incentive payments, fees, tips and/or other compensation for services rendered, whether in cash or property, and whether paid directly to you or through an agent. In addition, the net profits of a business are subject to a net profits tax. Net profits are defined as the net income from the operation of a business, profession, or other activity, except corporations, after deductions for all operating costs and expenses incurred in conducting said business.

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1. Who Do I Contact to Change My Mailing Address on the Real Estate Tax Bills?
2. I Recently Legally Changed My Name, Who Do I Contact to Get This Changed on My Real Estate Tax Bill?
3. I am a New Business in the Township. Is There a Business or Mercantile Tax?
4. I am a New Business in the Township. My Payroll Department is Asking For an ID Number. Where Can I Find This?
5. What is the Earned Income Tax (EIT)?
6. What income is specifically exempt from the Earned Income Tax (EIT)?
7. If the EIT Tax is Withheld in Another Community Where I Work, Do I Also Pay the District in Which I Live?
8. Whose Earned Income Tax (EIT) will be Withheld by My Employer?
9. If I am Subject to the Philadelphia Wage Tax, Must I Also Pay this Tax?
10. From Whom Will the Earned Income Tax (EIT) be Collected Directly?
11. What if I Neither File a Return, Nor Pay the Tax Due?
12. Must ALL Taxpayers File a Final Return?
13. How Can I Obtain a Form for Paying My Local Earned Income Tax?
14. What is the Process to File an Earned Income Tax (EIT) Appeal?