For 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.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf wants to expand the sales tax to include a list of items that aren’t taxed now.
They 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.
Pennsylvania may take in more casino tax dollars than Nevada, but have you seen your school property taxes go down as promised?
For the first time, everyone can see just what they’ll be paying in new property taxes on the Allegheny County Assessment website.
City 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.
For 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 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.
Nearly 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.