Tag: Taxes

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Dec 15, 2017 AT 2:27 PM
Philadelphia City Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell says she just scored a victory for low-income residents in her district who are burdened by piles of old parking tickets. “It’s not right for the...
PIT Stop
Jan 9, 2018 AT 12:21 AM
Hoping to boost Pennsylvania’s economic growth, Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington) recently floated a proposal to lower the Commonwealth’s personal income tax (PIT) rate from 3.07 percent to 2.82...
right to know
Jan 19, 2018 AT 3:04 PM
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney’s greatest victory during his first year in office was, indisputably, clinching a City Council vote to enact a sugary drinks tax. But since June 2016, city officials...
Jan 30, 2018 AT 8:17 PM
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday granted the appeal in Williams v. City of Philadelphia, the case working its way through the state courts challenging the legality of the beverage tax levied...
A taxing situation
Feb 13, 2018 AT 12:59 PM
City Hall is sitting on nearly $30 million of dollars in deferred soda tax dollars – and not everyone is happy about it. The Mayor’s Office claims it’s just being fiscally responsible by setting...
taxing situations
Mar 20, 2018 AT 1:32 PM
When WHYY caught Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner with an unpaid $10,000 property tax bill on his former law office earlier this month, he called it “an oversight.” But court records linked to two real...
Gas pains
May 1, 2018 AT 4:35 PM
If Gov. Tom Wolf’s announcement Monday that he is again pushing for a severance tax appeared familiar to those listening, then the gas industry’s reply evoked a similar sense of déjà vu. Joining the...
op-ed
May 11, 2018 AT 7:33 AM
A few shocking recent revelations illustrate the sorry state of Philadelphia city finances.  But, this being Philadelphia, the revelations aren’t really that shocking – and evidently not enough...
Popping Off
May 30, 2018 AT 3:46 PM
Editor's note: This post has been updated to include the contents of a letter from state Sen. Anthony H. Williams to PCCY board members in repsonse to their accusations against him. A series of...