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The JEDZ will enable the collection of a 1.5% payroll/earnings tax on businesses and individuals who work in the zone. As required by law, the City of Mt. Healthy must collect the tax and allocate the revenue between the Township and the City based on the percentage outlined in the agreement.
The City of Mt. Healthy provided the Township with the most advantageous partnership agreement and gives Springfield Township the best option for future long-term collaborations aimed at reducing costs and dependency on property taxes.
Home businesses are not included in the JEDZ.
If you are a resident and work in Springfield Township: You will be able to apply for and receive a grant in the form of a check, equal to the amount of the payroll tax you paid into the JEDZ.
If you operate a business out of a residence:The JEDZ will NOT affect you and will NOT raise your taxes at all.
If you are a resident who is retired and not working:The JEDZ will NOT affect you and will NOT raise your taxes at all.