Individual Earned Income Tax 

PLEASE NOTE:

Our online filing system has changed.

If you worked in the City of Reading or you are not currently able to file your Individual Earned Income Taxes online, please download and print the 2020 Individual EIT Return from the "Individual Tax Forms" link located at the bottom of this page and mail to our office.

If you are an individual and would like to file your tax return online, click HERE.

To pay by credit card, click HERE

Berks EIT follows the guidelines set forth by the State of Pennsylvania regarding the taxability of the items related to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security (CARES) Act. Please refer to the following link for details. click HERE


Early distributions from retirement plans are potentially taxable on your Local Earned Income Tax Return. Please follow the guidelines set forth by the State of Pennsylvania for taxability of these earnings. The following link, 2020 PA-40IN (PA Personal Income Tax Return instructions), is attached for your convenience. Please see the Retirement, Pensions, and Deferred Compensation section.

Active duty military pay earned in Pennsylvania IS taxable for local income tax purposes for 2015. However, for 2016 through 2020 active duty military pay earned in Pennsylvania IS NOT taxable for local income tax purposes.