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Taxpayer Information

The District’s fiscal year begins July 1 and ends June 30.  Tax bills are mailed on July 1st to all school district property owners and may be paid at a 2% discount until August 31.  After October 31, a 10% penalty is added.  All taxes not paid by December 15 are turned over to the Chester County Tax Claim Bureau for collection.

The following taxes are levied on residents of the Kennett Consolidated School District:

Real Estate Tax
2014-15 Millage Rate – 27.9406
Earned Income Tax 1% - East Marlborough Township, Kennett Square Boro
  1.25% - Kennett Township
  1.125% - New Garden Township
Real Estate Transfer Tax 0.5%

Earned Income Tax rates reflect the combined rate of the school district and the municipality. In addition, individuals who work in New Garden and Kennett Townships pay a $10 local services tax, and the Kennett Square Boro levies a $52 municipal tax.

Earned Income taxes are collected by Keystone Collections Group.  For information or questions concerning earned income taxes, please contact Keystone at 1-724-978-0300. 

Payment Due Dates:

Discount Payment Deadline 8/31/14
Face Payment Deadline 
Penalty Payment Deadline 12/15/14

Local School Tax Code:    15400   
Chester County Code:           80   

Fulton Bank is the district’s collection agent for all School District Tax bills.

Please make checks payable to

Kennett Consolidated School District 
c/o Fulton Bank
PO Box 4762
Lancaster, PA 17604


or Pay in person at any Fulton Bank
Branch Locations

For Real Estate Tax Questions: Contact KCSD Tax Office at 610-444-6605                    
For Assessment Questions: 610-344-6105
For Delinquent Tax Questions or Tax Claim Bureau:  610-344-6360