Occupational Tax Eliminated

On November 3, 2015, Voters elected to eliminate the Occupational Assessment Tax

On November 3, 2015, Littlestown Area School District taxpayers voted to eliminate the Occupational Assessment Tax and move to a higher Earned Income Tax (EIT) rate, effective July 1, 2016.

Littlestown residents paid their last Occupational Assessment Tax on July 1, 2015.  Starting July 1, 2016, Littlestown residents EIT rate will increase from 1.0% to 1.6%.  York Adams Tax Bureau will be notifying employers in early summer of the change.  We encourage you to let your employers know of the change as well; however, remember this change does not take effect until July 1, 2016.

Important dates to remember regarding the change:

July 1, 2015 – Last Occupational Assessment bills sent to residents.

July 1, 2016 – Earned income rate of 1.60% takes effect.  No Occupational Assessment bills. 

January – April 15, 2017 – Littlestown residents will prepare their 2016 taxes using the York/Adams Tax Bureau form.  January 2016 through June 2016 will be calculated at 1.0%.  July 2016 through December 2016 will be calculated at 1.6%.

For questions, please call the District Office at (717) 359-4146 x 1243 or  send email to the Business Manager. 

YATB Letter to Employers

YATB Website

Ballot Question - November 3, 2015

Referendum Resolution - Signed

The Optional Occupational Tax Elimination Act 

Points to Ponder

EIT Rate Comparison