Tax Rebates & Forms

  • Homestead/Farmstead Property Tax Relief

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    The Taxpayer Relief Act, Act 1 of Special Session 1 of 2006, was signed into law by Governor Rendell on June 27, 2006. The Taxpayer Relief Act provides for property tax reduction allocations to be distributed by the Commonwealth to each school district. Property tax reduction will be through a homestead or farmstead exclusion. Homestead or Farmstead Exclusion. Under a homestead or farmstead property tax exclusion, the assessed value of each homestead or farmstead is reduced by the same amount before the property tax is computed. Homeowners are not guaranteed a homestead or farmstead exclusion unless and until an additional income tax for purposes of granting a homestead or farmstead exclusion is approved by voter referendum or sufficient funds have been collected to permit property tax reduction allocations to be made by the Commonwealth.

    Homeowners should contact their county assessment office for a copy of their county's homestead and farmstead application form.

    Monroe County Assessment Office 570-517-3133
    Pike County Assessment Office 570-296-4364

    More information on the Taxpayer Relief Act can be found on the Department of Education's Web site.

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  • Local Earned Income Tax Residency Certification Form

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    residency_form.pdf, 194.30 KB (Last Modified on April 25, 2012)
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  • Notice to Residents & Property Owners Of The ESASD

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    Tax Collector Bill.pdf, 58.40 KB (Last Modified on July 12, 2013)
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  • Senior Rebate 2013

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    The following is a brief summary of the program for assisting senior citizens to pay school taxes on homes that

       they own and occupy that was adopted by the Board of Education on November 18, 2013, as amended:

       a.   EFFECTIVE DATE: School Real Estate Taxes issued August 1, 2013.

       b.   TAXES: School Real Estate Taxes must be paid in full no later than December 31, 2013.

       c.   ELIGIBILITY: One or more of the following (A, B, C):

             1.     A) One member of the household must be age 65 or over on December 31, 2013;

                    B)  Individual is a widow or widower and age 50 or over on December 31, 2013;

                    C)  Individual is permanently disabled and age 18 or over on December 31, 2013.

             2.     INCOME: $35,000 or less.

            3.     AMOUNT OF REBATE: based on income, as follows:

                      Household Income            Rebate    Amount

                      $0         - $8,000              $1,425.00               

                      $8,001- $15,000                $1,100.00

                      $15,001-$18,000               $   650.00

                      $18,001- $35,000              $   540.00

                      $35,001 or over               $      0.00                              

             4.     MAXIMUM REBATE - cannot exceed $1425.00; on homestead only.

       d.   FILING -

            1.     WHERE TO FILE: at the Tax Office of the School District located in the Administration Center,

                    or mail to ESASD, Attn: Kathy Kroll, 50 Vine Street, East Stroudsburg, PA  18301-0298.

            2.     WHEN TO FILE: after January 31, 2014 but before June 30, 2014.

            3.     HOW TO FILE: Forms are available on the District’s website (www.esasd.net) under the For Community link. Forms are also available from your local Legislator’s office, by stopping in the District Administration Center, or by calling (570) 424-8500, extension 1001.

        e.          A COPY OF THE ENTIRE RESOLUTION CAN BE OBTAINED UPON REQUEST

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