Westmoreland Co. Library Could Fold If Lifeline Tax Not Approved By VotersVoters in six municipalities in Westmoreland County will be asked this November to approve a property tax hike to fund the Greensburg Hempfield Area Library.
Appeal To Little-Known Board Of Viewers Could Reduce Property AssessmentsOver the past three years, the Board of Viewers substantially cut the assessments of thousands of commercial and residential property owners.
Property Tax Debate Takes The Stage In Pennsylvania CapitolThe debate over school property taxes is taking the stage in the Pennsylvania Capitol.
Reductions In Funding Forcing Many Pa. School Districts To Consider Property Tax HikesFor five years, there have been reductions in state and federal funding for schools. Now, many school districts across Pennsylvania plan to balance their budgets by increasing property taxes or reducing staff.
Consumer Advocate Says Governor’s Sales Tax Plan Could Make Things WorsePennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf wants to expand the sales tax to include a list of items that aren't taxed now.
Governor Looks To Expand Sales Tax To Boost Funding For EducationThey are things you buy all the time - from non-prescription drugs to candy to concert tickets and haircuts - and they are all tax-free in Pennsylvania. That is, at least for now.
Pa. Leads In Casino Tax Revenue, But Homeowners Find Little ReliefPennsylvania may take in more casino tax dollars than Nevada, but have you seen your school property taxes go down as promised?
Allegheny Co. Homeowners Have Sticker Shock Over New Property TaxesFor the first time, everyone can see just what they’ll be paying in new property taxes on the Allegheny County Assessment website.
Pittsburgh Schools Superintendent Proposes Property Tax IncreaseCity of Pittsburgh property owners could end up with higher tax rates on their property. That is a proposal by the Pittsburgh Public School superintendent. It's part of a plan to have enough money on hand to refund those who win their reassessment appeals.
Council Proposes Allegheny Co. Property Tax IncreaseFor the first time in 10 years, there are plans to increase property taxes in Allegheny County. Proponents say it could raise millions of dollars to help restore recent human services cuts in the area.
With Two Weeks Left, County Executive Race Heats UpWith only two weeks remaining until the Nov. 8 election, the race for Allegheny County Executive between Democrat Rich Fitzgerald and Republican D. Raja is intensifying.
Over $230M In Property Tax/Rent Rebates AvailableNearly half of a million older Pennsylvanians and people with disabilities are eligible for property tax and rent rebates. Nearly $235 million worth of rebates will begin to be distributed starting on Friday, July 1st.