City of Erie, PA
Erie County
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CROSS REFERENCES
Power of Council to levy property taxes — See 3rd Class § 2531 (53 P.S. § 37531).
Tax liens; liability for false return — See 3rd Class § 2537 (53 P.S. § 37537).
[Under the provisions of Section 2531 of the Third Class City Code, as amended (53 P.S. § 37531), a property tax is enacted annually. Consult the office of the City Clerk, for the ordinances levying and fixing the tax rate for the current year.]
[Ord. 88-1989 § 1, passed 10-18-1989; Ord. 19-2003, passed 4-16-2003; Ord. 68-2005, passed 12-14-2005]
Pursuant to the authority contained in the Act of July 9, 1976, (Public Law 530) and its amendment, all taxpayers of the City subject to the payment of City taxes assessed upon their real estate located within the City shall be entitled to a discount of 2% from the amount of such tax upon making payment of the whole amount thereof on or before March 31, 1989. The face amount of the City tax shall be payable throughout the months of April and May. Furthermore, all taxpayers of the City subject to the payment of City taxes assessed upon their real estate located within the City shall be charged a penalty of 10% for payments made between June 1 and December 31 of the year in which the taxes are due and owing and for payments made on or after January 1 of the succeeding year a penalty of 10%.