Income Tax & Local Service Tax

Berkheimer Tax Administrator

Welcome to the City of Erie web site for Earned Income Tax and Local Service Tax.

In the spring of 2006, the City of Erie contracted Berkheimer Associates to be the collector of record for both the Earned Income Tax and the Local Service Tax.

The Berkheimer office in the City of Erie Municipal Building at 626 State Street is located in Room 108.

The office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

The Berkheimer phone number is (814) 455-2710 and the fax number is (814) 838-0751.

For more information regarding these taxes, please visit Berkheimer’s web site at


Earned Income Tax Withholding Rate (EIT) 1.18% Effective as of 01/01/2003

Local Service Tax (LST) $ 52.00 Effective as of 01/01/2008

For additional information on tax rates, please visit the Pennsylvania DECD website.