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Education

John Opsasnick holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.

Experience

John Opsasnick has 35+ years of professional tax and accounting experience.

Professionalism

John Opsasnick has integrity and embraces accountability.

"I am running for Scranton Tax Collector because of the financial condition of both the Scranton School District and the City of Scranton. I believe that it is crucial for the next tax collector to be qualified and experienced."

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CAMPAIGN BUZZ

April 30th, 2021

Happy Hour Meet & Greet at the Colonnade

Please join me at the Colonnade in Scranton for a happy hour meet & greet on Friday May 7th from 6pm - 8pm!

For tickets and information, please see:

https://www.facebook.com/events/389830215379497/

I hope to see you there, and as always, thanks for your support!

April 26th, 2021

2021 Primary Scranton Tax Collector Democratic Forum 

On Saturday, April 24th 2021 I participated in the 2021 Primary Scranton Tax Collector Democratic Forum which was organized and moderated by the League of Women Voters of Lackawanna County. I want to sincerely thank them for the opportunity to discuss the issues and make the case that I am the most qualified candidate running for Scranton Tax Collector.

April 25th, 2021

Fair funding for schools will save residents money 

I have written these letters to the editor in favor of fair funding for schools, where I have asked our local state representatives to put pressure on their colleagues for this and to also overturn the law that allows the Scranton School District to charge twice the wage tax rate that most other school districts charge. IF THIS WERE TO HAPPEN ALL SCRANTON RESIDENTS TAKE HOME PAY WOULD INCREASE.  I believe that a vote for me would send a message to the Scranton School District and our local state representatives, to push for fair funding and that when it is achieved, for the school district to cut in half the rate they charge so that the Scranton School District wage tax rate will be equal with most other school districts. Scranton taxpayers have been shortchanged and overcharged long enough. I believe as the Scranton Tax Collector I will be in a better position to push for this.

 

Thanks again!

January 21, 2020
March, 1 2021

January 18, 2021

My Message to Scrantonians

I am asking Scranton voters to imagine that they are owners of a business and that myself and my opponents are applying for a job, (which in reality is what we are doing), and to vote for/ hire the person that is most qualified and experienced.

JOHN OPSASNICK FOR TAX COLLECTOR