Taxes in Pennsylvania

Each state’s tax code is a multifaceted system with many moving parts, and Pennsylvania is no exception. The first step towards understanding Pennsylvania’s tax code is knowing the basics.

How does Pennsylvania rank?  Below, we have highlighted a number of tax rates, ranks, and measures detailing Pennsylvania ’s income tax, business tax, sales tax, and property tax systems. Click the tabs below to explore!


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September 21, 2016

Lunch Links: Beverage Industry Sues to Prevent Soda Tax in Philly; Chicago City Council Imposes Hefty Water/Sewer Tax to Aid Unfunded Pension Liability; TF Models Effects of Past Tax Legislation

September 15, 2016

Lunch Links: Republican VP Candidate Pence Releases Tax Returns; Germany’s Finance Minister Calls for European Tax Cuts; Philadelphia Downgraded by Moody’s for Perilously Low Cash Fund Balances

September 12, 2016

Lunch Links: Under Amour Wants Baltimore to Finance Transformation of Area to House New Headquarters; Wisconsin Governor, Fellow Republicans in Legislature Announce Tax Reform Proposals; New Tax Foundation Tool to Compare Congressional Tax Plans

September 7, 2016

Lunch Links: New Jersey Gov. Christie’s Birthday Present Does Not Sit Well With Pennsylvania; D.C. Not So Pricey Relatively Speaking; Wyoming Says Food Off the Table

September 6, 2016

Lunch Links: Gov. Christie Faces Deadline on NJ-PA Reciprocity Agreement; Look to Philly for Most Tax Incentives of Any Major City; Massachusetts Revenue Growth Fails to Trigger Income Tax Reduction

September 2, 2016

Lunch Links: European Commission Slammed by Congress Over Apple/Ireland Tax Decision; Goodlatte Online Sales Tax Draws More Support; Paying By the Mile Rather Than the Gallon

August 31, 2016

Lunch Links: U.S. Treasury vs. European Tax Probe; Alabama, South Carolina Study Tax Changes; Pennsylvania Vape Tax A Job-Killer

August 29, 2016

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August 16, 2016

Lunch Links: Trump Takes Hits from Clinton (Release Tax Returns) and Forbes (Troublesome Pass-Through Rate Reduction); NCSL Calls on Congress for Marijuana Reforms

August 11, 2016

Lunch Links: Trump likes graduated, not flat tax; Clinton attacks his estate tax position; Libertarian nominee Johnson wants national sales tax as a substitute tax

August 9, 2016

Lunch Links: Indiana Surplus; New Pennsylvania Taxes Begin; Virginia County Cracking Down on Car Tax Avoidance

August 1, 2016

Lunch Links: Google Responds to Europe; Hawaii Vetoes Airbnb Bill; DC Confronts Alligator Gap

July 18, 2016

Lunch Links: Boring Tax Decrees and Ancient Egypt; 40% E-Cig Tax in Pennsylvania; Mississippi Tax Reform Effort Launched

July 15, 2016

Pennsylvania Includes Disappointing E-Cigarette Tax in Revenue Measure

July 14, 2016

Lunch Links: New York City Gives Tax Credits to the Dead; Why New Jersey is Out of Road Money; Nebraska Taxreformus Pokemon

July 11, 2016

Lunch Links: Teamsters Say No to Soda Taxes; No Missouri Tax Cut; New Jersey May End Pennsylvania Tax Pact

July 6, 2016

Lunch Links: North Carolina Boosts Standard Deduction; Bag Tax Impact Mixed; July State Tax Changes

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