The District’s fiscal year begins July 1 and ends June 30. Tax bills are prepared and mailed out by Keystone Collections Group on July 1st to all school district property owners. Tax bills may be paid at 2% discount until August 31. After October 31, a 10% penalty is added. All taxes not paid by December 15 are turned over to the Chester County Tax Claim Bureau.

The following taxes are levied on residents of the Kennett Consolidated School District:

Real Estate Tax 2017-18 Millage Rate –29.8789
Earned Income Tax 1% – East Marlborough Township, Kennett Square Boro
  1.25% – Kennett Township
  1.125% – New Garden Township
Real Estate Transfer Tax 0.5%

Earned Income Tax rates reflect the combined rate of the school district and the municipality. In addition, individuals who work in New Garden and Kennett Townships pay a $10 local services tax, and the Kennett Square Boro levies a $52 municipal tax.

Earned Income taxes are collected by Keystone Collections Group. For information or questions concerning earned income taxes, please contact Keystone Collections Group toll-free at 1-888-519-3903.

Payment Due Dates:

Discount Payment Deadline 8/31
Face Payment Deadline 10/31
Penalty Payment Deadline 12/15

Local School Tax Code: 15400
Chester County Code: 80

Effective July 1, 2015, the District’s real estate taxes will be billed and collected by Keystone Collections Group.

Please make checks payable to
Keystone Collections Group
P.O. Box 505
Irwin, PA 15642
You may also pay on-line at:

For Real Estate Tax Questions: Contact Keystone Collections Group toll-free at 1-888-519-3903

For Assessment Questions: Contact Chester County Department of Assessment at 610-344-6105

For Delinquent Tax Questions: Contact Chester County Tax Claim Bureau at 610-344-6360