PLEASE NOTE: PAYMENTS MUST BE RECEIVED AT THE TAX OFFICE CORRESPONDING TO THE TAX BILL
(This includes in person payments and mail-in payments.)
Ross Twp = Tuesdays & Thursdays: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
*Increased February 1, 2023
IF YOU WANT A PAID RECEIPT, PLEASE SUBMIT BOTH PORTIONS OF YOUR TAX BILL ALONG WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED, STAMPED ENVELOPE.
Please note: Your receipt is NOT valid until your check clears bank.
County & Municipal taxes are billed on March 1. Typically a 2% Discount applies if the bill is paid in full by April 30.
Base taxes are due between May 1 and June 30.
10% Penalty applies to tax payments made between July 1 and
Paying Your Tax Bill:
AFTER DECEMBER 15 - CERTIFIED CHECK OR MONEY ORDER ONLY ACCEPTED FOR TAX PAYMENTS.
(CASH WORKS TOO!)
Even if you have made 2 installments via Personal Checks, you must pay your third installment by Certified Check or Money Order if paying AFTER December 15.
Please make check payable to
Laura Hoffman, Tax Collector and mail it with your payment stubs to PO BOX 430, Kunkletown, PA 18058.
Please include a self-addressed, postage paid envelope if you want a PAID receipt returned to you.
Interim A & B Taxes
Interim A is billed on January 1 with the Discount period ending on February 28. Base period is from March 1 to April 30. Penalty period begins on May 1.
Interim B is billed on July 1 with Discount period ending on August 31. Base period runs from September 1 to October 31. Penalty begins on November 1.
DO NOT COMBINE THE COUNTY/TOWNSHIP INTERIM PAYMENT WITH THE SCHOOL INTERIM PAYMENT INTO ONE CHECK. THEY REQUIRE SEPARATE PAYMENTS AS THEY'RE SEPARATE TAXING AUTHORITIES.
School taxes are billed on August 1. The Discount period is in effect from August 1 to September 30. Base runs from October 1 - November 30. 10% Penalty period is
December 1 - 31.
Installment payment option may be selected by the Tax Payer by sending in the installment payment by August 31.
All payments received from December 16 - 31 must be in the form of a Certified Check or Money Order. No personal checks will be accepted during this timeframe.
PLEASE DON'T COMBINE YOUR SCHOOL TAX PAYMENT AND COUNTY/MUNICIPAL TAX PAYMENT INTO ONE CHECK. These are 2 different bank accounts and therefore require separate checks for deposit.
Bulk checks for multiple parcels are accepted, but only for the specific bill account type. If you are paying for several properties, you must make the lump check for County/Municipal and a separate lump check for the School Taxes. These are 2 separate bank accounts.
How to Write a Check so the payment is correct and your account credited properly - Make sure the LEGAL LINE is written in caps and correctly spelled as that is the amount the Bank deposits by. https://www.thebalance.com/how-to-write-a-check-4019395