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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Testimony: Pennsylvania Income and Sales Tax Increases in Context

June 12, 2015

Pennsylvania Senate Considers Hiking Income and Sales Taxes

May 25, 2015

Pennsylvania Governor Proposes Major Tax Overhaul

March 6, 2015

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February 20, 2015

Taxes in Many States Changing January 1, 2015

December 31, 2014

Governor Corbett Approves $2 Philadelphia School District Cigarette Tax

September 26, 2014

Pennsylvania Considers Taxing Cigarettes to Pay for Property Tax Relief

August 13, 2014

Judge Rejects Philadelphia’s Attempt to Impose Amusement Excise Tax on Exotic Dancers’ Lapdance Earnings

July 18, 2014

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June 30, 2014

Pennsylvania House of Representatives Passes Suspension of Tax Credits

June 26, 2014

Pennsylvania Urged Not to Tax Out-of-State Emergency Responders

March 11, 2014

Tax Foundation Presents Seal to Five States for State Tax Information Transparency

December 16, 2013

Pennsylvania Man Protests Property Tax by Paying It in $1 Bills

September 6, 2013

Pennsylvania Tax Bill Hikes Business Taxes by Nearly $60 Million

July 10, 2013

Pennsylvania’s Family Business Death Tax on Life Support

June 27, 2013

Philadelphia Faces Painful Property Tax Transition

April 16, 2013

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April 15, 2013

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October 23, 2012

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