Each entity sets its own tax rate. The county and township fiscal years follow the calendar year from January 1 to December 31. Bills are rendered on or around March 1 annually. The school district fiscal year runs from July 1 to June 30. Bills are rendered on or around July 1 annually.
Assessment Entity & Appeals
Real estate tax is based on an assessed value determined by the Chester County Board of Assessments. Appeals for reassessment must be made directly to the County Board of Assessments in West Chester.
Payment Discounts & Penalties
A 2% discount is offered for payment made within 60 days of billing. If payment is not received within 120 days of billing, a 10% penalty is levied.
Earned Income Tax
An earned income tax of 1% is collected by the Keystone Collections Group. Of this, 0.5% goes to the Downingtown Area School District, and 0.5% goes directly to the township for services. This tax is not collected by the township tax collector.
Check your pay stub to make sure that Upper Uwchlan Township is listed as your township. Ask your employer’s payroll department if the pay stub seems unclear.
Keystone Collections Group provides a dedicated, toll-free phone line for taxpayer inquiries: 1-866-539-1100