The Tax Collector is an elected official of the Township. It is the responsibility of the Tax Collector to collect all County, Township, School, and other taxes within the Township which are levied by the authorities empowered to do so. Township/County tax bill is mailed February 1 annually. School tax bill is mailed July 1 annually.
The Tax Collector maintains a separate office which is located off of the lobby / vestibule on the administration side in the Township Building. In-person payments can be made during office hours on Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. For additional hours, view the listing on the front page of each of the tax bill, or call 215-699-6689. Payments are also accepted at the following address:
Upper Gwynedd Tax Collector
PO Box 1
West Point, PA 19486
Additional Hours: Thursday 3/26/20 & Friday 5/29/20 9:00am - 12:00pm & 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Monday 3/30/20 9:00am - 12:30pm & 3:00pm - 6:00pm
The Tax Office is CLOSED on Election Days and Legal Holidays & 3/9/20 - 3/13/20 & 4/6/20 - 4/10/20 & 5/18/20 - 5/22/20
If you are a resident of Upper Gwynedd Township you pay a 1% Earned Income Tax. Please be advised that 1/2 % goes to the North Penn School District and 1/2 % goes to Upper Gwynedd Township.
The EMST (Emergency Municipal Service Tax) no longer exists but was replaced with the LST (Local Service Tax) of $52 per year. This tax is assessed to only those who work in Upper Gwynedd Township and is to be deducted at the rate of $1.00 per week (or equivalent) from one's paycheck.The Upper Gwynedd Tax Collector, Jane Murray, does not collect these taxes. Both are collected by Berkheimer Tax Administrator. You can contact them by calling 610-363-7214 or by visiting their website.