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12 Pa. Code § 151.26. Bond amount for tax officers.

§ 151.26. Bond amount for tax officers.

 (a)  Section 509(d) of the act (53 P.S. §  6924.509(d)) requires that tax collection committee shall fix the amount of the bond in an amount equal to the maximum amount of taxes that may be held in the possession of the tax officer at any given time or an amount sufficient, in combination with fiscal controls, insurance, and other risk management and loss prevention measures used by the tax collection district, to secure the financial responsibility of the tax officer.

 (b)  When a tax collection committee agrees to a bond amount less than the maximum amount of taxes that may be held in the possession of the tax officer at any given time, the tax collection committee shall do so by resolution. The tax collection committee shall expressly indicate in the resolution the reasons why it has agreed to a lesser bond amount.



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