Montgomery Township, Pennsylvania

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How do I obtain a copy of an accident report?
Mail your request to the Montgomery Township Police Department, Box 68, Montgomeryville, PA 18936-0068. In your request, include a self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE) and a check or money order for fifteen dollars ($15.00), made payable to the Montgomery Township Board of Supervisors. Include in your request, the date of the accident and the name of the vehicle operator. Processing time is generally 1-3 days.
Where do I pay my Traffic Ticket?
Traffic Citations (tickets, except Parking Tickets) can be paid at District Court #38-1-18. District Court offices are located at 601 Bethlehem Pike, Building D, Suite 100 Montgomeryville, PA. 18936. They may be contacted by phone at: 215-855-3946.
Where do I pay my Parking Ticket?
Parking tickets can be paid by mail or in person at the Montgomery Township Police station. The station is staffed twenty-four hours a day.
Can I make a late report of a crime or traffic accident by phone?
No, police officers respond to the scene of reported crimes. If you want to file a "late-reported" or "hit and run" accident, you must bring your vehicle to the police station. This will assist the officer investigating the accident. There are very few exceptions to this rule. Out-of-state operators or vehicle owners may file by telephone.
Where can I get information about civil hearings or criminal hearings?
District Court schedules all hearings. District Court offices are located at 601 Bethlehem Pike, Building D, Suite 100 Montgomeryville, PA. 18936. They may be contacted by phone at: 215-855-3946.
Where can I find answers regarding my PA Driver's License or motor vehicle registration?
PennDot's website (http://www.dmv.state.pa.us/) will answer most questions and provides toll-free telephone numbers to assist you.
Where can I get information about the Pennsylvania Drivers' License Point System?
Visit PennDot Driver and Vehicle Services (http://www.dmv.state.pa.us/).
Where can I find information on domestic violence, family disputes, or child custody?
If you have fear for your (or someone else's) personal safety, contact the Police Department immediately! The below links will provide you with helpful information or contact points. Additionally, you may want to consult with an attorney in civil matters. * Women's Center (http://www.wcmontco.org/) * Laurel House (http://laurel-house.org/) * PA Coalition/Domestic Violence (http://www.pcadv.org/) * PA Coalition Against Rape (http://www.pcar.org/)
Where can I find information about Protection From Abuse Orders?
* Women's Center (http://www.wcmontco.org/) * Laurel House (http://laurel-house.org/) * PA Coalition/Domestic Violence (http://www.pcadv.org/) * PA Coalition Against Rape (http://www.pcar.org/) You may also wish to consult an attorney.
Where can I find information about Montgomery County offices?
Information about County offices and services can be obtained by calling the main switchboard at 610-278-3000, or visit the Montgomery County website (http://www.montcopa.org/).
Where can I find information about criminal arrest records?
The Pennsylvania State Police (https://epatch.state.pa.us/home.jsp) are the Central Repository for Criminal History Information in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. This site details the steps for obtaining Criminal History Information.
Where can I find information about crime in Montgomery Township?
The Montgomery Township Police Department provides this information to the Pennsylvania State Police for dissemination to the public via their Uniform Crime Reporting website (http://ucr.psp.state.pa.us/UCR/ComMenuUI.asp).
As a crime victim, can I receive financial compensation?
Under certain circumstances, Pennsylvania victims of crime may receive compensation. Victim's Compensation (http://www.pccd.state.pa.us/) provides information on this topic.
Where can I find information about Child Seat Belt Laws?
You can call the following toll free number: 800-car-belt (800-227-2358). This program is funded by PennDot. The information is provided by the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
What can you tell me about the Rt. 202 By-Pass?
Visit PennDot's Route 202 Project Site (http://www.us202.com/).
Is Montgomery Township responsible for maintaining my road?
See the Public Works section on Township Roads vs. State Roads
There is a malfunction with a street light, traffic light, sign, etc., what do I need to do to get it fixed?
Call the Public Works Department at (215) 855-0510 and give them the necessary information or utilize the Action Center on the Public Works web page to submit an online request for service.
When will my street be plowed?
See the Public Works section on Snow Removal
Who picks up dead animals?
Small animals on Township roads can be reported to the Public Works Department at (215) 855-0510. Deer and other large animals need to be reported to the Pennsylvania Game Commission at (610) 926-3136
Who maintains the Township parks, properties and trees?
The Public Works Department maintains all of the Township owned parks, properties and trees. For questions or concerns, they can be reached at (215) 855-0510
Does the Township provide leaf collection to Township residents?
Yes, Montgomery Township holds a leaf drop off at Windlestrae Park (Main Section/Kenas Road) usually on the 3rd Saturday of every month from 8:00 a.m. to 12 Noon. In addition, Montgomery Township also provides a spring and fall curbside pickup. NOTE: Leaves must be placed in biodegradable paper bags for both the curbside pickup and park drop-off. Leaf and yard waste must also fit inside of your biodegradable paper bags. If it does not fit, we cannot take it. Please also note that while yard waste drop off is usually the 3rd Saturday of every month, holidays and events can change this pattern. It is important to check the "Leaf Pickup" section of the website under the "Administration" tab for the exact dates that we are holding the Leaf & Yard Waste Collection each month.
Does the Township provide leaf bags?
No, you must purchase leaf bags yourself.
WHO IS REQUIRED TO PAY THIS TAX?
Any person engaged in any occupation, trade or profession within the corporate limits of Montgomery Township.
WHO IS REQUIRED TO COLLECT THIS TAX?
Employers To Collect: All employers within Montgomery Township, and employers situated outside Montgomery Township and engaging in business within the township are charged with collecting the tax from each of the employer's employees and remitting it to Montgomery Township/ -If there is no withholding for a quarter, the employer must indicate the reason and return the form to the municipality. Employers are required to include a list of individual employees and the amount of tax withheld with each filing. -The tax assessed on an employee for a payroll period shall be determined by dividing $52.00 by the number of payroll periods established by the employer for the calendar year. The employee will only be required to pay the tax for the periods in which they are employed . Self-Employed Individuals: Each self-employed individual who performs services of any type or engages in any occupation or profession with a primary place of employment within Montgomery Township shall be required to pay the tax. Exemptions: If the following criteria are met for the current tax year, the employee is then exempt from submitting the $52 local services tax. An exemption form must be submitted each year by the exempt employee to his/her employer and to the Montgomery Township tax office. Proper documentation must be included with each exemption certificate as described on the form.
WHO IS EXEMPT?
-Any person whose total earned income and net profits from all sources within Montgomery Township is less than Twelve Thousand Dollars ($12,000.00) for any calendar year in which the tax is levied is exempt from the payment of the tax: -A person who served in any war or armed conflict in which the United States was engaged, received an honorable discharge and as a result of such service was left blind, a paraplegic, a double or quadruple amputee or has a service connected permanent disability declared by the United States Veterans Administration is exempt from the LST. -Any person who serves as a member of a reserve component of the armed forces and is called to active duty during the tax year is exempt from the tax. Individuals: If a person is engaged in more than one occupation, or an occupation which requires the person to work in more than one political subdivision during a payroll period, the priority of claim to collect the local services tax shall be in the following order: -1. The political subdivision in which a person maintains his office or where he is principally employed. -2. The political subdivision in which a person resides and works if the political subdivision of residence imposes the tax. -3. The political subdivision in which a person is employed, which imposes the tax, and which is nearest that person's home. Nonresidents: -Both resident and non-resident taxpayers, by virtue of engaging in an occupation within the township, are subject to this tax.
WHEN WILL I RECEIVE MY REFUND?
Refunds: Will ONLY be issued AFTER JANUARY 1, upon receipt of the PREVIOUS YEARS Local Services Tax - Refund Application. COPIES OF YOUR LAST PAY STUB, W-2, OR THE FEDERAL INCOME TAX RETURN MUST BE SUBMITTED TO VERIFY YOUR REFUND REQUEST. No refunds shall be made for amounts overpaid in a calendar year that do not exceed one dollar ($1.00). Additional forms are available from the Tax office or at www.Montgomerytwp.org
WHEN DO I START DEDUCTING THE TAX FROM EMPLOYEES' CHECKS?
The first paycheck should show the deduction of $1 per week. Example: Paydate of January 7th should show: Weekly pay (52 pays in a year) - $1 deducted Bi-weekly pay (26 pays in a year) - $2 deducted Semi-monthly pay (24 pays in a year) - $2.16 deducted Monthly pay (12 pays in a year) - $4.33 deducted
WHERE CAN I FIND AN EXEMPTION FORM?
Click the question above to access a form or search in the top right for 'exemption form'.
WHO RECEIVES THE EXEMPTION FORM?
Your form must be filed with your employer AND the Township. The employer is responsible for implementing the payroll deduction change to your paycheck. You can mail your exemption form to: Montgomery Township Tax Office PO Box 511 Montgomeryville, PA 18936
DO I HAVE TO PAY IF I WORK PART TIME IN THE TOWNSHIP AND FULL TIME SOMEWHERE ELSE?
You are exempt from paying to the Township if you make under $12,000 in the Township or if you pay the tax in another municipality. However, you must file an exemption form with your employer and the Township to stop the tax from being deducted or file a refund form if you have paid the tax and are exempt.
WHAT IF I AM SELF-EMPLOYED?
If you are self-employed, you are responsible for paying the tax.
WHEN ARE EMPLOYERS REQUIRED TO REMIT PAYMENT TO THE TOWNSHIP?
Remittance is due within 30 days after the last day of each quarter.
Do cops really have a ticket quota?
No, there is no such thing as a ticket quota. It does not measure an officer's work effort and it is illegal.
How do I get trash and recycle bins, just moved into area.
All trash and recycling in Montgomery Township is private. Homeowners contract their services directly with trash haulers. If you live in a development with a Homeowner's Association, trash services may be included in your monthly fee. Check with your HOA. Otherwise, talk to your neighbors about who they use for trash services. There are several companies in the area who service Montgomery Township and can be found on the internet. Their fees and services vary. If you need a small recycling bin, we do sell those in our Planning and Zoning Department at the Township building. Hours are M-F, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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