Tax Collector

Questions About Your Tax Bills?

If you have questions regarding your tax bills or tax payments please understand that the staff at Borough Hall does not have access to any tax information. You must contact the Tax Collector directly to get a tax duplicate, tax certification, tax receipts or to have any questions answered about tax payments.

Tax Collector

Gretchen Lawson is the Trappe Borough Tax Collector. The Tax Collector does not have an office at Borough Hall. However, the Tax Collector does have office hours from time to time. For a complete schedule of the Tax Collector’s office hours at Borough Hall please see below.

You may contact the Tax Collector by the following means:

Telephone: 610.454.7731
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 26745, Collegeville, PA 19426

Tax Collector’s Office Hours

For a complete schedule of the Tax Collector’s office hours at Borough Hall please check 2018 Tax Hours.

Tax Certifications & Duplicate Bill Fee

Please note that tax certifications and duplicate bill requests must be requested through the Tax Collector. Borough Hall staff does not have access to tax records and unfortunately we are not able to assist with these requests.

The fee for a four year Tax Certification is $25.00. The multi-year Tax Certification includes County, Borough and School Real Estate taxes. Please allow a minimum of three business days for processing. Checks should be made payable to “Gretchen Lawson”. Requests should be emailed to

The Duplicate Bill fee is $5.00. There will be a fee of $5.00 per year for furnishing and providing information pertaining to real estate tax data where no tax certification is requested.

Checks should be made payable to “Gretchen Lawson” and mailed to PO Box 26745, Collegeville PA 19426. For more information visit

Real Estate Tax

As of January 1, 2013 Trappe Borough implemented a real estate tax of .47 mils. Portions of the total Real Estate Tax bill are delivered to Montgomery County and Perkiomen Valley School District, a portion does now remain with the Borough. The .47 mils Real Estate Tax that supports Trappe Borough is primarily used for road rehabilitation projects.

Earned Income Tax

Trappe Borough has a 1.4% Earned Income Tax (EIT) which is levied on wages and salaries of individuals who live in Trappe Borough. Perkiomen Valley School District receives .9% of this tax and Trappe Borough receives .5%. The Earned Income Tax is collected by Berkheimer Associates.

Local Services Tax

Trappe Borough levies an annual $52.00 Local Services Tax (LST) from employees working in the Borough. The Local Services Tax is collected by Berkheimer Associates.

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Address & Contact
Trappe Borough Hall
525 West Main Street Trappe, PA 19426
(610) 489 - 7181
(610) 489 - 8827 (Fax)
Hours of Operation
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Monday – Friday
Red Flag Reporting

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Skippack Barracks
2047C Bridge Road
Schwenksville, PA 19473
(610) 584-1250

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Trooper Dean Wright