All persons desiring to do business in a borough or township listed below must obtain a Business Privilege License and must file Business Privilege and/or Mercantile Tax return whether or not tax is due.   Business Privilege Tax applies to the gross receipts of all businesses and persons engaged in businesses and/or provide services within a borough or township except those businesses subject to the Mercantile Tax.


TOWNSHIP OF ASTON –  The Township of Aston has extended the Business Privilege License and Business Privilege and/or Mercantile Tax Return filing due date for the 2020 Business Privilege License, 2019 Actual Tax Return and the 2020 Estimated Tax Return to July 31, 2020.     The business license and tax return extension applies only to the filings referenced.

Township of Chester –  On November 7, 2019 the Township of Chester Council passed Ordinance No. 02-2019 updating and amending provisions of the original Business Privilege Tax Ordinance 16-1982, 11/23/82.    See Township of Chester link below for details.

Brookhaven Borough – Effective January 1, 2020 Municipal Resource Recovery Systems, LLC will no longer provide Tax Administration services for the Brookhaven Borough.   Please contact the Brookhaven Borough office directly at (610) 874-2557 for further information.




Municipal Resource Recovery Systems, LLC provides client driven services specifically focused on the challenges faced at the municipal level and is dedicated to assisting municipalities in maximizing resources.



Please be advised per the shutdown Order of the Governor of PA, the MRRS, LLC offices are currently closed.   During this time we have very limited access.   Account Managers will reply to all inquiries (messages & e-mails) as soon as we are given permission to resume operations. 

2020 Business Privilege Licenses & Taxes

The 2020 Business Privilege License & Business Privilege & Mercantile Tax information notices have been mailed to businesses and/or rental property owners for all municipalities.

MRRS, LLC  recommends all businesses & rental property owners retain a copy of the “Important Message” correspondence received as a reminder of the 2020 tax deadlines, additional notices and/or tax packets will be not be mailed.

PLEASE NOTE:  MRRS cannot issue a Business Privilege License unless a completed BPL application and payment are received together.  Failure to remit application with payment will delay processing and can result in imposition of late filing penalty.

Please contact MRRS at (610) 565-1396 if you are unable to download forms and/or do not receive the 2020 Business Privilege License & Tax information notice.

MRRS, LLC Office Hours
Monday – Friday  9 – 4


As PA, NJ and DE  have all declared and are operating under a state of emergency, MRRS offices are currently closed.   We are monitoring certification requests and will  continue to provide certifications for real estate closing, prioritizing requests by closing date.     

MRRS, LLC provides information, owner payoff statements and certification documents for delinquent trash and/or sewer fees, abatements, nuisance and municipal waste liens that are due and owing against a property within the following Delaware County municipalities; Township of Aston, Borough of Darby, Borough of Folcroft, Borough of Glenolden, Borough of Sharon Hill and Upper Chichester Township.

Fee Schedule for Certification Requests

Standard Certification Request:       $  25.00        Date Required – 7 or more days

Express Certification Request:         $  50.00        Date Required – 4 to 7 days

Rush* Certification Request              $ 100.00       Date Required –  3 business days or less

NOTE:   Proof of payment must accompany all requests for *Rush Certifications before the request can be processed.   A copy of check may be e-mailed to [email protected].

Certification Request &
Property Owner Payoff Statements