Effective February 1, 2003, Whitemarsh Township enacted a 0.5% EIT on residents and nonresidents of Whitemarsh Township.
Effective July 1, 2005, the Colonial School District enacted a 0.5% EIT on Whitemarsh Township residents and nonresidents.
Effective January 1, 2007, Whitemarsh Township enacted a 0.25% Open Space EIT used for the sole purpose of acquiring interest in real property and / or to pay debt service associated with the acquisition of real property for the purpose of preserving open space and agricultural lands.
The total combined rate (Whitemarsh Township and Colonial School District) of EIT for residents of Whitemarsh Township is 1.25% as of January 1, 2007. The total combined rate (Whitemarsh Township and Colonial School District) and open space of EIT for nonresidents of Whitemarsh Township is 1% as of July 1, 2005. The following are answers to frequently asked questions about the EIT. The township has engaged the services of Berkheimer Associates Inc. to serve as the township agent for the collection of this tax. Berkheimer can be reached at 1-800-360-8989 or online.