Finance & Tax News & Announcements

Budget Executive Summary

The 2020 Budget Executive Summary Now Online

Each year, Ferguson Township creates a Budget Executive Summary that helps residents better understand how their tax dollars are utilized.

Request for Proposal

Request For Proposal - Retirement/Benefit Program

Ferguson Township is looking for responses to a RFP. The RFP will cover four distinct features of the Ferguson Township retirement/benefit... more ››

Real Estate Tax

Changes in Tax Dates

Real Estate due dates have not changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the Township's penalty date has been pushed out from July 1... more ››

Tax Notice

Board of Supervisors Adopt The Resolution Regarding The Ferguson Township Tax Collection Policy

At the April 20 Board of Supervisors meeting, the resolution amending and supplementing the Ferguson Township Tax Collection Policy was... more ››

Tax Due Dates

Information on Tax Due Dates

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been some confusion on when taxes are due and who collects them:

Tax Alert

Update on Local Earned Income Tax Filing Due Date

Local Earned Income Tax Filing Due date:  State legislation was passed late last week authorizing the Department of Community and Economic... more ››

GFOA Certificate

Ferguson Township Receives CAFR Award for 2018

Ferguson Township’s Finance Department received the “Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting” for its 2018... more ››

Down Interest Rates

Interest Rates Are Down

Recently, the Federal Reserve has cut interest rates again and currently sit at a range of 1.5 to 1.75 percent. Low interest rates are... more ››

Triple A Bond Credit Rating

Ferguson Township Receives Moody's Triple A Rating

Ferguson Township has received an AAA Bond Credit Rating, the highest bond rating attainable, from Moody's Investment Service.

Fire Hydrant

Fire Hydrant Rate Increase

Due to increases from the State College Water Authority, the Fire Hydrant rate is Ferguson Township is going up. There are around 290 fire... more ››

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Ferguson Township Will Implement the Webform Software: Laserfiche

Ferguson Township has been working with a software company, Laserfiche, to implement their webform platform. This will allow residents to... more ››

Tax Notice

Tax Notice for March 1

For the township real estate taxes only,  here is a friendly reminder to all of our residents that Ferguson Township real estate tax bills... more ››

Solar Panel

Solar Power Purchase Agreement

The Intergovernmental Solar Power Purchase Agreement Working Group has been meeting over the past year to discuss creating a Solar PPA.

Budget Award

Ferguson Township Receives Award for 2019 Budget

Ferguson Township has received the Government Finance Officers Association’s (GFOA’s) Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for our 2019... more ››

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Township Annual Budget Process Is Underway

The annual township budget is in process and the departments are currently collecting data for the submissions.  The Board of Supervisors... more ››

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Township and School Real Estate Supplement Face Period Ends October 31

For those homeowners that have improved or added to the real estate in the past 12 months the supplemental real estate taxes are usually... more ››

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School Real Estate Taxes Ends October 1

The School District Real Estate Property Tax second installment payment ends October 1. Residents opting to participate in the installment... more ››