Welcome to Berkheimer's online filing website. To ensure privacy and confidentiality your data and any other information that is transmitted to us is sent via an encrypted connection. In order to file electronically you will need to create a login account. Your account will be password protected. Upon creation of your account a randomly generated password will be sent to your email address. After logging in, you can change your password by selecting the UPDATE PROFILE option (this is recommended). You will also be able to view previously filed returns and payments. Please note: even if you are filing returns for multiple entities, you only need one login account.
There are two ways to file your Earned Income Tax (EIT) return electronically. You can choose the File Upload method or the Data Entry method.
EIT File Upload Method:
With this method, you use third-party software (such as Excel or your own custom program) to create a file that contains your EIT information, and then you upload that file to us using this website. We accept three different file formats for uploading your EIT data: the .CSV (comma separated value) format, the federal format with a slight modification, and the PA standard file format. All formats can be used for either monthly or quarterly filing. The links to these file format specifications can be found on the right side of this page.
Please note: If using the federal format, all records MUST be 128 characters in length, with any unused fields being filled with spaces.
EIT Data Entry Method:
To use this method, you will need your HA Berkheimer account number and your Federal Tax ID (EIN) number. Log into this website, click on the "Enter Quarterly Earned Income Tax" link, and follow the step by step procedures to file your return. If you wish to file EIT on a monthly basis, you must use the EIT File Upload Method.
LST File Upload Method:
Use third-party software (such as Excel or your own custom program) to create a file that contains your LST information, and upload that file to us using this website. Three file formats are accepted for LST uploads: the CSV (comma separated value) format for single employer upload, the CSV format for single or multiple employer upload, and the PA standard file format for single or multiple employer upload. The links to the LST file format specifications are on the right side of this page.
NEW!! LST Data Entry Method:
Log into this website, click on the "Quarterly Local Services Tax (LST-1)" link, choose the Data Entry option and follow the step by step procedures to file your return.
If you have any questions please call (610) 599-3139 or contact us via the web.
|Please note that you may not be able to access our e-file website on Sundays from 12:00am - 6:00am (EST) due to system maintenance.
|In addition, EIT data entry and certain other features may be unavailable between Friday 11:00 PM and Saturday 12:15 AM (EST).
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*** Please note: If you file your return online you will be required to pay online via an electronic debit from your checking or savings account. There is no additional cost for paying online. ***