Current Issue Home February 21, 2007

Main News
County Living
Church Announcements
Dated Events
Military News
Subscribe to the Transcript

Call Toady To Place Your Ad In Our Bridal Special Running March 14th



Do you already
subscribe to the
paper version of
the Transcript?
You can get a
special discount
on online
subscription rates!

Subscribers!  Login Here

We hope you'll enjoy having your hometown newspaper available to you online, 24-hours a day. Click through the sections to the left for the latest local news and information. And when you're through, please patronize our online sponsors and advertisers websites! And don't forget to tell them you saw them "online"!



Montrose Ponders PIT

Montrose Area School Board will be adding to its March agenda a motion to place a referendum question regarding a tax shift to the minimum personal income tax allowable under Act 1 on the May 15 ballot. This decision, made at the February 12 meeting, was far from unanimous.

Two questions were posed to the board members for discussion and decision. One regarded whether or not they wanted to follow the tax study commission's recommendation that the district shift to an earned income tax (EIT) instead of a personal income tax (PIT). The second involved whether they wanted to follow the commission's recommendation that they pursue the minimum rather than maximum rate.

Read the full story


FCR Taxpayers Will Vote On Tax Hike

For the first time, taxpayers in the Forest City Regional School District will have a voice in a proposed school tax increase before the increase can take place.

Voters will be asked if they favor imposing an additional one percent earned income tax. At the present time, residents of the school district pay one percent wage tax, and that is split between the school and the municipality, if the municipality also a wage tax. If the municipality does not have a wage tax, the one percent goes to the school district.

Read the full story


This site is on a subscription only basis. The Obit and Classified pages have open access. You will need to be a paid subscriber to have complete access to the entire Susquehanna County Transcript website.

Thank you for visiting!

News  |  Living  |  Sports  |  Schools  |  Churches  |  Ads  |  Events
Military  |  Columns  |  Ed/Op  |  Obits  | Archive  |  Subscribe

For questions, comments and submissions contact us at:

Thanks for visiting our web site!