On behalf of the Township of Springfield this information is intended to familiarize you with the billing procedure for properties located in Springfield Township, Delaware County. A chart outlining the billing dates and payment periods is provided. All Real Estate taxes and Sewer fees are subject to a 2% discount if paid within two months of the billing date (excluding Refuse). There is a two month face period, and a 10% penalty if paid after four months from the date of the bill.
The Township and School Tax bills are mailed to the property owner. The County Tax may be sent directly to the mortgage company. Remember to forward all tax bills to the mortgage company if funds are held in escrow.
Properties connected to the sewer system are billed a Sewer Rent Fee based on the amount of water consumed in the prior calendar year, at $6.25 per thousand gallons.
By law, all taxes and fees are the responsibility of the taxpayer. If you do not receive your bill within a reasonable time period after the billing dates, please call the proper tax office, 2016 School Tax bills offer a three payment option for Homestead approved properties. There are no discounts on installment payments. The first payment made by August 31st declares the intent for installment payments. If the second or third payment is missed or late, the payment amount becomes due at penalty. All taxes must be paid by December 31st.
Margaret A. Young
By law, all taxes and fees are the responsibility of the taxpayer.
The PA Local Tax Collection Law (72 P.S. 5511.7 Section 7) states: "Failure to receive a tax notice does not relieve any taxpayer from liability for prompt payment of taxes imposed by the taxing district, and such taxpayer shall be charged with the taxes as though he had received notice."
If you do not receive your bill within a reasonable time period after the billing dates, please call the proper tax office.
The Township Tax books close for collection of taxes by December 31st.
Springfield Tax Office Phone Number: 610.544.1300
Delaware County Tax Office Phone Number: 610.891.4278
Springfield Township Tax millage for 2016 - millage
Springfield Township School Tax millage for 2015-2016 - 30.6960 millage
To calculate tax amounts due, multiply millage by assessment of property.
Homestead Reduction - $178.27