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380 East Berlin Road, York Pennsylvania 17408 | Phone 717-792-3505 | Fax 717-792-4374

Miscellaneous Tax Information

Municipal Real Estate Taxes

Please Note: The following is for informational use only.  Your actual tax liability will be provided to you by the Taxing Authority and this calculation in no way legally suggests/implies your actual tax obligation.

To determine your real estate tax you will need the following information:

  1. The assessed value of your home.
    1. To get your assessed value, call the York County Assessment and Tax Claim office (717) 771-9232 or use the following link:
  2. The mill rate for the township (for 2016: 0.8000 West Manchester Township)
    1. Your municipal tax rate can be found at the following web site:

To calculate your municipal real estate tax, use the following formula:

Assessed Value multiplied by the Tax rate (mills) then divided by 1000 to get the dollar amount.

EX: (Assessed Value x tax rate) / 1000 = Municipal Tax

($100,000 x 0.8000) = 80,000 / 1000 = $80.00 per year or $6.67 per month

Note: The same formula is used to calculate your County’s and School District’s taxes.

What do I get for my Municipal Taxes? As a resident of West Manchester Township you get:

  • 24 hours / 7 days a week dedicated Police coverage
  • 24 hours / 7 days a week snow and road emergency repair
  • 24 hours / 7 days a week Volunteer Fire & Emergency Services
  • 40 hours per week of Professional Township services

Where do my real estate tax dollars go?
Breakdown of Your Tax Dollar – PDF