What income is specifically exempt from the earned income tax?
Income such as dividends, interest, income from trusts, bonds, insurance and stocks is exempt. Also exempt are payments for third party sick or disability benefits, old age benefits, retirement pay, pensions - including social security payments, public assistance or unemployment compensation payments made by any governmental agency, and any wages or compensation paid by the United States for active service in the armed forces of the United States including bonuses or additional compensation for such service.

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1. I am a new business in the township. Is there a business or mercantile tax?
2. I am a new business in the township. My payroll department is asking for an ID number. Where can I find this?
3. What income is specifically exempt from the earned income tax?
4. What is the earned income tax?
5. If the tax is withheld in another community where I work, do I also pay the district in which I live?
6. If I am subject to the Philadelphia wage tax, must I also pay this tax?
7. Whose earned income tax will be withheld by their employer?
8. From whom will the earned income tax be collected directly?
9. Must all taxpayers file a final return?
10. What if I neither file a return nor pay the tax due?
11. Must I return this questionnaire if I have moved or do not work?
12. How can I obtain a form for paying my local earned income tax?
13. What is the process to file an Earned Income Tax (EIT) Appeal?