Township of Union, PA
Washington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Union as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Taxation — See Ch. 250.
[Adopted 1-13-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-01]

§ 122-1 Title.

This article shall be known as the "Tax Collection Fee Ordinance of 2014."

§ 122-2 Purpose.

The purpose of this article is to set fees for various services and charges relating to tax collection.

§ 122-3 Returned check fees.

A. 
Checks payable to Union Township.
(1) 
Union Township hereby imposes a fee of $35 per check returned by a payor bank due to said bank's failure to honor and pay to Union Township the amount of such check. The fee detailed herein shall be assessed against the person, firm or corporation issuing such check and as a result of the payor bank's failure to pay the same.
(2) 
The thirty-five-dollar fee detailed in Subsection A(1) above shall be set from time to time by resolution in the event the Township determines a need to alter the fee as initially established.
(3) 
The fee for dishonored checks payable hereunder will be for any check to any Township office or organization for any purpose, with the exception of the Township Tax Collector.
(4) 
The fee for dishonored checks payable hereunder shall be deposited in the Township's general fund.
B. 
Checks payable to Union Township Tax Collector.
(1) 
Union Township hereby imposes a fee of $35 per check returned by a payor bank due to said bank's failure to honor and pay to Union Township Tax Collector the amount of such check. The fee detailed herein shall be assessed against the corporation issuing such check and as a result of the payor bank's failure to pay the same.
(2) 
The thirty-five-dollar fee detailed in Subsection A(1) above shall be set from time to time by resolution in the event the Township determines a need to alter the fee as initially established.
(3) 
The fee for dishonored checks payable hereunder shall be paid to the Union Township Tax Collector directly.

§ 122-4 Service fee for Tax Collector's written certification of realty tax payment status.

A. 
Union Township hereby imposes a service fee of $20 per written certification to be assessed to each person, firm or corporation requesting a written tax certification from the Township Tax Collector, verifying the payment status of real estate taxes levied upon the owners of Township realty.
B. 
The service fee mentioned in Subsection A above shall be payable directly to the Union Township Tax Collector.
C. 
The service fee mentioned in Subsection A above shall be set from time to time by resolution in the event the Township determines a need to alter the fee as initially established.

§ 122-5 Service fee for duplicates.

Union Township hereby imposes a service fee of $2 for each tax duplicate requested after the original tax invoice is mailed.

§ 122-6 Service fee for permit to remove manufactured home.

Union Township hereby imposes a service fee of $20 per each written permit. Said service fee shall be payable to the Union Township Tax Collector.