Borough of Indiana, PA
Indiana County
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[Adopted 1-5-1999 by Ord. No. 1999-01]
The Borough Council hereby generally adopts the provisions of the Local Taxpayers Bill of Rights and hereby mandates that Pennsylvania Municipal Service Company shall take all appropriate action to be in compliance with the provisions of the Local Taxpayers Bill of Rights when carrying out its duties as Borough tax collector for the Borough of Indiana.
The Borough Council of the Borough of Indiana does hereby adopt the form of Disclosure Statement of the Local Taxpayers Bill of Rights attached hereto and made a part hereof, as amended from time to time in order to be in compliance with applicable law, providing an explanation of taxpayer rights and the obligations of the Borough of Indiana.
The Borough Council of the Borough of Indiana hereby adopts and establishes the Act 50 Administrative Appeals Procedures, attached hereto and made a part hereof, as amended from time to time in order to be in compliance with applicable law, providing for the right of taxpayers to receive determinations on petitions pertaining to the assessment, determination or refund of eligible taxes.
The Borough Council of the Borough of Indiana hereby appoints and designates Pennsylvania Municipal Service Co. as hearing officer to adjudicate all taxpayer petitions pertaining to the assessment, determination or refund of the eligible taxes.
The Borough Council of the Borough of Indiana hereby appoints and designates Pennsylvania Municipal Service Company as the Taxpayer Rights Coordinator to act as a liaison between the taxpayer and the local taxing authority in any disputes or with regards to any complaints.
The annual fee of PAMS is $1,500 for the additional services to be rendered by it for purposes of taking all appropriate actions to be in compliance with the Local Taxpayers Bill of Rights, acting as hearing officer and acting as Taxpayer Rights Coordinator is hereby approved.