The township requires that any person desiring to conduct, or to continue to conduct business within the Township of Palmer, shall file with the township an application for a Business Privilege License and shall pay a fee of $25.00. No business can be conducted in the township without a license. Click on the link below to view the form. Also, contractors and home service companies must provide proof of insurance to the Code Department at the time that they apply for the license.
In accordance with Article I Section 173-3 of the Palmer Township Code, there is a tax for general revenue purposes on all persons doing business in Palmer Township. The rate of the tax on every dollar or the whole or gross volume of business or services transacted within the township is 1-1/2 mills (1-1/2 mills means $1.50 per $1,000 of gross volume of business), except that the rate of the tax on every dollar of the whole of gross volume of business or services transacted by wholesale dealers of wholesale vendors within the township is one mill (one mill means $1.00 per $1,000 of gross volume business). The tax shall be payable by April 15th of the tax year based upon estimated gross business volume for the tax year computed from prior year or other methods. If you have any question regarding payment of your Business Privilege Tax please contact Berkheimer Tax Administrators at 610-559-3140.
Business Privilege License Application (Fill out the form on-line, print out the form, sign it and submit it along with the fee to the address on the top of the form.)
The Board of Supervisors have contracted with Berkheimer Tax Administrators to collect the business privilege tax. If you have any questions or need tax forms please contact them directly. Their contact information is:
Berkheimer Tax Administrators
325-A North Pottstown Pike
Exton, PA 19341