[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Rochester 6-18-1985 by Ord. No. 309 as Art. 113 of the 1985 Codified Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The compensation or fees to be paid to the Treasurer for the collection of all taxes levied and assessed by the Board of Commissioners, and for other services, shall be as follows:
For all taxes paid at discount or at par the Treasurer shall be paid 3% of the amount so collected.
For all taxes paid with penalty or interest added the Treasurer shall be paid 4% of the amount so paid to or collected by him/her.
For all taxes paid to the Treasurer after they have been filed or returned, the Treasurer shall be paid 2% of the amount received by him/her.
For all other moneys received or collected by the Treasurer he/she shall receive 0.5% of the amount so received or collected.
The commissions or fees paid to the Treasurer for tax collections as aforesaid, and for other services, shall be by vouchers or orders drawn against the general funds of the Township.
Editor's Note: Notwithstanding the compensation established for the Treasurer in this section, Section 34 of the Act of May 25, 1945 (P.L. 1050) (72 P.S. § 5511.34), as amended, known as the "Local Tax Collection Law," provides that "in no case shall the total compensation of the Treasurer, as Treasurer and Tax Collector for the Township, exceed the sum of $10,000."