Welcome to the Danville Area Earned Income Tax Office website. This office collects earned income tax for the Montour Tax Collection District which includes all municipalities and boroughs within the Danville Area School District. The resident rate of earned income tax is 1.65%.

If you have any questions regarding the earned income process, our office staff is available to help you. Normal business hours are Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Covid-19 Information

Following the announcements by the IRS and the PA Department of Revenue, the Danville Area Earned Income Tax Office has extended the filing deadline for 2020 Individual Earned Income Tax Returns to May 17, 2021. This means taxpayers will have an additional 30 days to file from the original deadline of April 15, 2021. Penalties and interest on 2020 earned income tax payments through the new deadline of May 17, 2021, will be waived.

This extension applies to both 2020 individual tax returns and estimated tax payments for the First Quarter 2021. Payments will be accepted by mail. Earned Income Taxes may be filed online at www.palite.org.


Frequently used forms for both employers and individuals plus information regarding Act 32 and its collection is available at Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development

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2020 Individual Filing Information

It is time to file your 2020 Earned Income Tax Return. The filing deadline for 2020 returns is May 17th, 2021. This year we have a number of ways for you to file your final return with our office.

Use our online filing system, PALITE. The PALITE system will help you prepare your return and allow you to pay any balance due using information from your checking account. You can also complete and print your return using PALITE, and mail or deliver your return to our office with any payment for a balance due.

Use our "fillable" PDF final return form. Download the form, complete, print, and mail or bring it to our office.

Danville Earned Income Tax Office
24 East Mahoning St
Danville PA 17821

Note: You may need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to open this file.

Return the form you received in the mail. Each year we mail tax forms to residents who are required to file.
Stop by the office and pick up a form.


  • If mailing your form, you must have your envelope postmarked by midnight on May 17th, 2021 to avoid possible penalties.
  • If you are submitting your form online, it must be submitted by midnight on May 17th, 2021 to avoid possible penalties. The collector cannot be responsible for problems in delayed online filing. We recommend you file earlier than the May 17th, 2021 deadline.

The Danville Earned Income Tax Office is proud to be part of the PALITE family of online services. Employers are now able to submit their employee detail safe and secure.

Act 32 of 2008 stipulates that employers are required to withhold Pennsylvania Local Earned Income Tax from employee’s earnings.  Our office has joined other collectors in their support and use of PALITE.ORG, a non-profit venture of local tax collectors in Pennsylvania.

Using PALITE.ORG is easy, quick, and secure. You can upload your employee detail to the PALITE.ORG website any time of the day or night. The site accepts both Microsoft Excel and Federal MMREF file formats.

If you desire to use the simple to use environment of PALITE, please contact our office to be assigned a username and password.