"Business Privilege and/or Mercantile Tax Return" - Pennsylvania

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WE
RETURN THIS ENTIRE SHEET WITH YOUR PAYMENT
BUSINESS PRIVILEGE AND/OR MERCANTILE TAX RETURN
Tax Year:
Re:
PO BOX 21810 LEHIGH VALLEY, PA 18002-1810
(610) 599-3140
Office Hours: Monday thru Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
District:
Account Number:
Name:
Address:
City
State
Zip
DO NOT WRITE IN BOX
POSTMARK DATE OF POST OFFICE ACCEPTED — NO EXTENSIONS
Failure to receive a tax return does not entitle owner to disregard the penalty or interest on taxes owed.
SECTION A: COMPUTATION OF GROSS VOLUME OF BUSINESS ON REVERSE SIDE
TAX DUE ON OR BEFORE
SECTION B: FINAL TAX - BUSINESS PRIVILEGE AND/OR MERCANTILE TAX RETURN
NATURE OF
GROSS VOLUME OF BUSINESS
TAXABLE VOLUME
AMOUNT OF TAX DUE
EXEMPTIONS & EXCLUSIONS
TAX RATE
BUSINESS
ROUND TO NEAREST DOLLAR
ROUND TO NEAREST DOLLAR
ROUND TO NEAREST DOLLAR
ROUND TO NEAREST DOLLAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
1. Service
x
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
2. Rentals
x
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
3. Retail
x
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
4. Wholesale
x
,
,
5. TOTAL TAX DUE (Add lines 1, 2, 3, & 4)
,
,
6. Less last year’s credit and/or estimated payment (excluding penalty & interest)
,
,
7. SUBTOTAL (Line 5 minus Line 6)
,
,
8. Add interest of
(after due date)
,
,
9. Add penalty of
(after due date)
,
,
10. TOTAL SECTION B (Add Lines 7, 8, & 9)
SECTION C: ESTIMATED TAX - BUSINESS PRIVILEGE AND/OR MERCANTILE TAX RETURN
NATURE OF
GROSS VOLUME OF BUSINESS
TAXABLE VOLUME
AMOUNT OF TAX DUE
EXEMPTIONS & EXCLUSIONS
TAX RATE
BUSINESS
ROUND TO NEAREST DOLLAR
ROUND TO NEAREST DOLLAR
ROUND TO NEAREST DOLLAR
ROUND TO NEAREST DOLLAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
11. Service
x
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
12. Rentals
x
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
13. Retail
x
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
14. Wholesale
x
,
,
15. TOTAL ESTIMATED TAX DUE (Add Lines 11, 12, 13, & 14)
,
,
16. Add interest of
(after due date)
,
,
17. Add penalty of
(after due date)
,
,
18. TOTAL SECTION C (Add Lines 15, 16 & 17)
,
,
19. TOTAL AMOUNT DUE (Add Lines 10 & 18)
PAYMENT DUE BY
Please check one:
E.I.N. # _____________________
Refund Due
BUSINESS TELEPHONE ____________________________
No Payment Due
DATE OPERATION BEGAN IN DISTRICT _______________
Payment Included
STD
DO NOT TEAR APART
BUSINESS PRIVILEGE AND/OR MERCANTILE TAX RETURN
NO CASH PAYMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
Your cancelled check is your receipt of payment.
There will be a $29 fee for returned checks.
Make any corrections to Business Name & Address and check here.
Tax Year:
Business Name:
Re:
District:
Account Number:
Make check payable to and remit to:
HAB-BPT
PO BOX 21810
Amount of Payment: $ _____________________
LEHIGH VALLEY, PA 18002-1810
DO NOT WRITE BELOW THIS LINE
STD
WE
RETURN THIS ENTIRE SHEET WITH YOUR PAYMENT
BUSINESS PRIVILEGE AND/OR MERCANTILE TAX RETURN
Tax Year:
Re:
PO BOX 21810 LEHIGH VALLEY, PA 18002-1810
(610) 599-3140
Office Hours: Monday thru Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
District:
Account Number:
Name:
Address:
City
State
Zip
DO NOT WRITE IN BOX
POSTMARK DATE OF POST OFFICE ACCEPTED — NO EXTENSIONS
Failure to receive a tax return does not entitle owner to disregard the penalty or interest on taxes owed.
SECTION A: COMPUTATION OF GROSS VOLUME OF BUSINESS ON REVERSE SIDE
TAX DUE ON OR BEFORE
SECTION B: FINAL TAX - BUSINESS PRIVILEGE AND/OR MERCANTILE TAX RETURN
NATURE OF
GROSS VOLUME OF BUSINESS
TAXABLE VOLUME
AMOUNT OF TAX DUE
EXEMPTIONS & EXCLUSIONS
TAX RATE
BUSINESS
ROUND TO NEAREST DOLLAR
ROUND TO NEAREST DOLLAR
ROUND TO NEAREST DOLLAR
ROUND TO NEAREST DOLLAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
1. Service
x
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
2. Rentals
x
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
3. Retail
x
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
4. Wholesale
x
,
,
5. TOTAL TAX DUE (Add lines 1, 2, 3, & 4)
,
,
6. Less last year’s credit and/or estimated payment (excluding penalty & interest)
,
,
7. SUBTOTAL (Line 5 minus Line 6)
,
,
8. Add interest of
(after due date)
,
,
9. Add penalty of
(after due date)
,
,
10. TOTAL SECTION B (Add Lines 7, 8, & 9)
SECTION C: ESTIMATED TAX - BUSINESS PRIVILEGE AND/OR MERCANTILE TAX RETURN
NATURE OF
GROSS VOLUME OF BUSINESS
TAXABLE VOLUME
AMOUNT OF TAX DUE
EXEMPTIONS & EXCLUSIONS
TAX RATE
BUSINESS
ROUND TO NEAREST DOLLAR
ROUND TO NEAREST DOLLAR
ROUND TO NEAREST DOLLAR
ROUND TO NEAREST DOLLAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
11. Service
x
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
12. Rentals
x
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
13. Retail
x
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
14. Wholesale
x
,
,
15. TOTAL ESTIMATED TAX DUE (Add Lines 11, 12, 13, & 14)
,
,
16. Add interest of
(after due date)
,
,
17. Add penalty of
(after due date)
,
,
18. TOTAL SECTION C (Add Lines 15, 16 & 17)
,
,
19. TOTAL AMOUNT DUE (Add Lines 10 & 18)
PAYMENT DUE BY
Please check one:
E.I.N. # _____________________
Refund Due
BUSINESS TELEPHONE ____________________________
No Payment Due
DATE OPERATION BEGAN IN DISTRICT _______________
Payment Included
STD
DO NOT TEAR APART
BUSINESS PRIVILEGE AND/OR MERCANTILE TAX RETURN
NO CASH PAYMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
Your cancelled check is your receipt of payment.
There will be a $29 fee for returned checks.
Make any corrections to Business Name & Address and check here.
Tax Year:
Business Name:
Re:
District:
Account Number:
Make check payable to and remit to:
HAB-BPT
PO BOX 21810
Amount of Payment: $ _____________________
LEHIGH VALLEY, PA 18002-1810
DO NOT WRITE BELOW THIS LINE
STD
IMPORTANT NOTICE
ALL BUSINESSES MUST PROVIDE SUPPORTING SCHEDULES AND/OR DOCUMENTATION USED TO
ARRIVE AT THE FIGURES IN SECTIONS A & B. EXPLAIN FULLY ANY DIFFERENCES BETWEEN GROSS VOLUME AND TAXABLE VOLUME.
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILING A
MERCANTILE AND/OR BUSINESS PRIVILEGE TAX
LICENSE AND TAX RETURN
GENERAL INFORMATION
Be sure to submit all information requested by Berkheimer Tax Innovations. Be sure to include signature and date where applicable. Failure
to do so will constitute filing an incomplete return.
Return the Form, any tax due, and required documentation. Make checks payable to HAB-BPT. NO CASH PAYMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
Your cancelled check is your receipt of payment.
TAX RETURN INFORMATION
Section A Computation of Gross Volume of Business. Complete only where applicable.
Line (a) Enter total gross volume of business for period indicated.
Line (b) This line is to be completed if your business opened during the present tax year and an estimated gross volume is required by the
appropriate Ordinance and/or Resolution. Enter appropriate gross volume of business.
Line (c) This line is to be completed if your business opened during the tax year and you are required to file an initial estimated gross volume
for the first year. This section applies to those districts where Ordinances and/or Resolutions require a Final Return to be filed yearly, with the
exception of the first year.
Line (d) This line is to be completed if business is temporary, itinerant, or seasonal. Enter actual gross volume of business.
SECTION A: COMPUTATION OF GROSS VOLUME OF BUSINESS (fill in one only)
A.
If in business from
, use total gross volume of business for period.
$ ____________________
If business commenced after
, indicate starting date (________________) and multiply your first
B.
$ ____________________
full months gross volume of business (_____________________) x 12.
If business commenced after
, indicate starting date (________________) and multiply your first
C.
full months gross volume of business (_______________________) by the number of months remaining
$ ____________________
in year (_________________) include fractional months from starting date to
.
If temporary, itinerant or seasonal, report actual income ($ _____________________) within seven days
D.
$ ____________________
of completion of business.
NATURE OF BUSINESS ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
OWNER __________________________________________________________
TITLE __________________________________________________
SIGNATURE ______________________________________________________
DATE _________________________
NAME & ADDRESS OF LEASING AGENT, IF RENTING ___________________________________________________________________________________
Section B Filing the Final Tax
In this section, your gross volume of business should be calculated according to the figure indicated in Section A. Again, this final tax amount
should be calculated on the actual business transacted for the period of time specified in Section A. Be sure to complete lines 1, 2, 3 and/or
4 as they apply to your type of business and tax levied at the rates indicated. Continue to complete lines 5 through 10 as they apply to your
respective tax situation.
Section C Filing the Estimated Tax
This section is to be completed if any estimated tax return is required. If no rates are shown in Section C, no estimate is due. To complete this
section, your estimated gross volume of business should be calculated. Be sure to complete Lines 11, 12, 13 and/or 14 as they apply to your
type of business and tax levied at the rate indicated. Continue to complete lines 15 through 19 as they apply to your respective tax obligations.
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