The Lancaster County Tax Collection Bureau is an agency organized to simplify the reporting, administration, and collection of the Earned Income Tax (EIT) for all residents of its jurisdiction, which is comprised of all the school districts and municipalities in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; the Octorara Area School District of Chester County, Pennsylvania and all municipalities therein. We welcome you to our web site and trust you find the information enclosed helpful.

West Sadsbury Township in the Octorata Area SD has repealed their Open Space EIT Tax, effective January 1st, 2023, this reduces their overall Resident EIT Rate from 1.20% to 1.00%. Please adjust your estimates accordingly and share this information with your employer if they have not already adjusted your withholdings.

LCTCB also collects School District Real Estate Taxes for Columbia Boro, Conestoga Valley, Eastern Lancaster County, Lampeter-Strasburg, Penn Manor, and Pequea Valley. Please see the “Real Estate” tab for more info.

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Individual Online filing is available at 

Employer Online filing is available at

Online Payments for Individual Earned Income Tax Estimated Payments, Final Return Extensions, Individual Local Services Tax Payments, and Real Estate Tax Payments are available at

Individual Credit Card Payments are available at

Important Notice To Residents of Lancaster County and Octorara Area SD