Pine-Richland School Board approves budget with no tax increase

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 | 8:59 AM


The Pine-Richland School Board approved the final general fund budget for the 2019-2020 school year in accordance with PR School Board Policy #604 Budget Adoption with total expenditures of $91,457,895 and total revenues of $91,457,895 with no utilization of assigned fund balance, no change to any of the current assessment rates, and to establish the following tax rates in accordance with PR Board Policy #605 Tax Levy for the 2019-2020 fiscal year:

– Real Estate Tax rate of 19.5867 mills
– Earned Income Tax of 0.5%
– Act 511 Per Capita Tax of $5 for individuals age 18 and older.
– Pennsylvania School Code Per Capita Tax of $5 for individuals age 18 and older.

You can view budget documents by visiting www.pinerichland.org/budget.

Board Adopts 2019 Homestead & Farmstead Exclusion

The school board adopted the 2019 Homestead and Farmstead Exclusion Resolution to authorize a reduction in real estate tax assessments for approved homesteads and farmsteads for the school year beginning July 1. If you have a homestead or farmstead exclusion, you could save a maximum of $179.53. For more details on the application process, visit the Allegheny County application process website.