Authority and Collector
Cranberry Township levies a 1 mill tax on gross receipts for product sales and for services provided by businesses in the Township.
This current tax is collected by our appointed tax collector Berkheimer Tax Administrator. All businesses must register with Cranberry Township through the contracted collector.
To register online, visit Berkheimer Tax Administrator- Forms for Employers. (scroll down for Business Privilege (BPT) Forms)
Taxing authority was granted to political subdivisions (municipalities and school districts) by the Commonwealth in 1965. Cranberry Township currently and in the past years contracted with Berkheimer Tax Administrator as the collector of this tax for current tax years and the Township’s Tax Administrator. Please contact the Finance Department for more information, 724-776-4806 x 1171.
Business Privilege Tax information- Frequently Asked Questions
Business: carrying on or exercising for gain or profit in the taxing district any trade, business, professional vocation or commercial activity, or making sales in the tax district. A profession or vocation or any rendering of personal services in the taxing district in any capacity, except as an employee of another is a business.
Mercantile: retail and/or wholesale sales
Business Privilege: services rendered or rental income. More information...
The rate for all categories of all types of gross receipts is the same ($1.00 per $1,000 Gross Receipts).