Township of Butler, PA
Butler County
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[Adopted 12-21-2020 by Ord. No. 915[1]]
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Editor's Note: This ordinance also superseded former Art. VI, Real Estate Tax, adopted 12-17-2018 by Ord. No. 907, as amended 12-16-2019 by Ord. No. 912.
A tax be and the same is hereby levied on all real estate within said municipality subject to taxation for the fiscal year 2021 as follows:
A. 
Tax rate for real estate for general Township purposes: The sum of 7.64 mills on each dollar of assessed valuation, or the sum of $0.764 on each $100 of assessed valuation.
B. 
Tax rate for real estate for providing fire protection service: The sum of 2.0 mills on each dollar of assessed valuation, or the sum of $0.2000 on each $100 of assessed valuation.
C. 
Tax rate for real estate for debt service: The sum of 1.61 mills on each dollar of assessed valuation, or the sum of $0.1610 on each $100 of assessed valuation.
The real estate tax as herein enacted for the year 2021 and thereafter as levied against existing valuations in such Township shall be billed to property owners on March 1, 2021, and each subsequent year thereafter.
For the calendar year 2021 and each subsequent year thereafter, the taxpayer will be allowed a 2% discount if the tax is paid prior to April 30 of each year, from May 1 of each tax year and until June 30 of each year, the local real estate tax as assessed shall be due at face amount; from and after July 1 of each year until paid, a 10% penalty shall be added. Such penalty shall not preclude the assessment of additional costs, interest and expenses added in processing of delinquent taxes as provided by law.