What if I neither file a return nor pay the tax due?
State law, as well as the local tax resolutions and/or ordinances, make it a summary criminal offense if a taxpayer fails to file a tax return as required. This subjects the taxpayer to a fine not to exceed $500 per offense, plus the cost of prosecution. In default of payment of said fine and costs, the taxpayer may be imprisoned for a period not exceeding 30 days per offense. In addition, distress sale, wage attachment and/or civil suit proceedings may be used to collect any unpaid tax found to be due, and penalties and interest may also be assessed.

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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?