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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May 14, 2012

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April 16, 2012

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January 31, 2012

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