Borough of Middletown, PA
Dauphin County
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[Adopted 2-6-2018 by Ord. No. 1347 approved 2-6-2018]
The Tax Collector may provide tax certifications upon request by the public on real property within the Township.
The Tax Collector may assess, collect, and retain as compensation from each person, firm, corporation, association, or other entity requesting the following services:
Tax certifications (per certification issued): $15 for one year.
Duplicate bill fee: $5.
Copies: $0.25 per page.
The Tax Collector may impose upon and collect from a taxpayer a fee of $20 for any payment returned by a bank or other financial institution because of insufficient funds in the account of the taxpayer, or for any other reason, to cover the payment submitted by the taxpayer.
By further determination of the Borough Council, this fee shall be set, from time to time, by resolution, in the event the Borough determines a need to modify the initially established fee.
Any fees paid pursuant to this article shall be paid to the Borough of Middletown Tax Collector.
The Tax Collector shall keep an accurate written record of all funds received pursuant to this article and shall provide a written accounting thereof to Borough Council on an annual basis, no later than January 31 of each year for the prior calendar year.
In the event any person, firm, corporation, association or other entity fails to pay the statement for the service fees authorized by this article, the Tax Collector is authorized to commence the appropriate civil action in a court of competent jurisdiction to effectuate a recovery of these service fees together with court costs.