SUSQUEHANNA TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT
Harrisburg, PA 17109
 

POLICY
BUSINESS OFFICE ANNUAL DATA

Each year the business office will update and/or prepare the following information.

 
                                  *Budget Timeline(October)
*
Lump Sum Pay Request Forms for Professional Staff(May)
 * Continuation of Employment Form
(Food Service/Teacher Aides)
(May)
 *Salary Schedule Dates                
(May)
 *General Fund Budget
(June)
 *Bus Roster (Public/Non-public Students)
(July)
 *Student Bus/Walker Assignments(July)
 *Personal & School Real Estate Tax Bill
(Guidelines for Tax Exemption)
(July)
 
 
 








 
 
SUSQUEHANNA TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17109
 
POLICY - GUIDELINES FOR EXEMPTION
 
PERSONS WHO HAVE ATTAINED THE AGE OF 18 BEFORE JULY 1, ARE LIABLE FOR SCHOOL. DISTRICT AND TOWNSHIP PERSONAL TAXES, WITH THE FOLLOWING EXCEPTIONS:
 
 
EXEMPTION FROM OCCUPATION TAX
 
Any person who will have earned income of less than $5,000 in the twelve months of the previous school district fiscal year (July 1-June 30) will not be liable for school district or township occupation tax.
 
NOTE: ONLY INCOME GAINED FROM AN ACTUAL OCCUPATION MUST BE DECLARED FOR EXEMPTION PURPOSES. PENSIONS, SOCIAL SECURITY, DIVIDENDS, ETC. NEED NOT BE CONSIDERED IN THE $5,000 FIGURE.
 
ALL STATEMENTS OF INCOME WILL BE SUBJECT TO AUDIT WITH THE MIDDLETOWN AREA TAX COLLECTION BUREAU.
 
Any persons who shall have attained the age of 70 years before July 1 and who qualifies for exemption from the OCCUPATION TAX in accordance with income guidelines, shall be permanently exempted from the OCCUPATION TAX and need not apply for exemption of that tax in future years.
 
 
EXEMPTION FROM SCHOOL DISTRICT, RESIDENT, SCHOOL DISTRICT AND TOWNSHIP
PER CAPITA TAX
 
Only the following will be considered for exemption of School District Per Capita and Residence Tax:
 
                      
  1.   Institutionalized Persons
  1.  Legally Blind

  1.  Physically or Mentally Incapacitated
  1.  Active Military
 
 
(Evidence of the above conditions must be submitted with exemption request.)
 


PERSONS IN THE ABOVE EXEMPTION CATEGORY MUST FILE A STATEMENT REQUESTING EXEMPTION FROM THE TAX BETWEEN JULY 1 AND DECEMBER 31 OF THE TAX YEAR. FORM FOR THIS PURPOSE IS ON THE REVERSE SIDE OF THIS FORM.
 

No request will be considered unless all requirements of the exemption form are properly completed and signed. The school district will require that a copy of the earned income tax return be presented to authenticate income. Requests for exemption need not be notarized.
 

APPLICATIONS FOR EXEMPTION MUST BE SUBMITTED BETWEEN
JULY 1 AND DECEMBER 31 OF THE TAX YEAR
 




Adopted by the School Board 7/24/67 Amended by the School Board 5/23/77
Amended by the School Board 5/22/78
Amended by the School Board 2/17/86
Amended by the School Board 5/22/89
Amended by the School Board 12/8/93
Amended by the School Board 10/27/97
Amended by the School Board 11/23/98
Amended by the School Board 5/21/07
Amended by the School Board 10/27/08