HARRISBURG, Pa., June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue will consolidate its Pottsville and Reading district offices in Reading, a move that will save taxpayers an estimated $27,000 annually in reduced operating costs.
The Pottsville district office, located at 115 S. Centre St., will close permanently at the close of business Friday, June 18. Four Pottsville district office employees will be placed into the same or similar positions in Reading; one manager will be placed in a similar position in Harrisburg.
Area residents seeking help filing state taxes or completing Property Tax/Rent Rebate program applications may call or visit one of the following district offices for assistance:
625 Cherry St.
535 Chestnut St.
101 Penn Ave.
Taxpayers are also encouraged to visit the Department of Revenue's website for information and tax filing resources. At www.revenue.state.pa.us, taxpayers can file returns, make payments (including estimated payments), check the status of returns and refunds, update information, pay taxes by credit/debit card, access online customer service, review answers to commonly asked questions and download tax forms.
After the Pottsville and Reading district offices are consolidated, the department will have 16 district offices. A similar consolidation is expected in October, when the Williamsport district office will move its operations to the Sunbury district office.
For more information and a listing of all Revenue district offices, visit www.revenue.state.pa.us.
Media contact: Stephanie Weyant, 717-787-6960
SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of Revenue