The Local Services tax is $52 a year for everyone who works in Peters Township, including self-employed persons. Individuals who earn less than $12,000 per year are exempt from the tax. The combined rate for Peters Township and the Peters Township School District is $52 annually. Of this amount, $47 is levied by Peters Township and $5 is levied by the Peters Township School District
An individual working in Peters Township and subject to the Local Services Tax shall pay a pro rata share of the tax each payroll period. The pro rata share of the tax to be paid each payroll period shall be determined by dividing $52, the combined rate of the Local Services Tax, by the number of payroll periods established by the employer for the calendar year. For example, if an employer has 26 pay periods in a year, $2 ($52 per 26 periods) shall be deducted from each and every pay. Each individual shall pay no more than $52 in Local Services Tax in a calendar year, irrespective of the number of areas within which a person may be employed.