Pennsylvania – PA Technology industry: Governor’s proposed tech tax would cost jobs

Pennsylvania Watchdog.org By Michael Carroll May 23, 2017 Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has proposed what’s been dubbed a tech tax to help balance the budget this year, but technology firms in the state are booting up an opposition campaign against Continue reading Pennsylvania – PA Technology industry: Governor’s proposed tech tax would cost jobs

Pennsylvania – PA Tax Amnesty Program

Get Back Taxes off Your Mind April 21st – June 19th 2017  The 2017 PA Tax Amnesty Program A limited-time opportunity offered by the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue for individuals and businesses to get relief from delinquent state taxes. No Continue reading Pennsylvania – PA Tax Amnesty Program

Pennsylvania – City of Philadelphia Sweetened Beverage Tax Effective January 1, 2017

SALT Report 3844 – Starting January 1, 2017, the City of Philadelphia will impose a tax on the supply of sweetened beverages to retail dealers and on syrups and concentrates used to make sweetened drinks. The tax rate will be Continue reading Pennsylvania – City of Philadelphia Sweetened Beverage Tax Effective January 1, 2017

Pennsylvania – Revenue Department Releases January 2015 Collections

Salt Report 3553– Pennsylvania collected $2.4 billion in General Fund revenue in January, which was $89.7 million, or 3.9 percent, more than anticipated, Acting Secretary of Revenue Eileen McNulty reported today. Fiscal year-to-date General Fund collections total $15.7 billion, which Continue reading Pennsylvania – Revenue Department Releases January 2015 Collections

Pennsylvania – Use Tax Since 1935

SALT Report 3255 – A Pennsylvania state perspective on Use Tax…what is it…who owes it…how do I pay it? “Out-of-state businesses and Internet vendors often falsely advertise that they sell taxable items “tax free”. However, Pennsylvania law requires the payment Continue reading Pennsylvania – Use Tax Since 1935

Pennsylvania – e-File Mandate for Third-Party Preparers

SALT Report 3039 – The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue issued guidance regarding the electronic filing requirements for third-party return preparers who file 11 or more sales and use tax returns per year. Under the provisions of 72 P. S. § 10, a Continue reading Pennsylvania – e-File Mandate for Third-Party Preparers

Pennsylvania – Changes to Fill-in and Print-Only Forms

SALT Report 3033 – The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue announced that they will no longer offer both a print-only version and a fill-in version for certain tax and business forms.  Instead, the Department will offer the fill-in only version of Continue reading Pennsylvania – Changes to Fill-in and Print-Only Forms

Pennsylvania – DOR Discusses Tax Appeal Changes

SALT Report 3032 – The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue’s bi-monthly newsletter discusses recent changes to the state’s tax appeal process.  Key changes to the appeals process include: A restructuring of the Board of Finance and Revenue within the Treasury Department Continue reading Pennsylvania – DOR Discusses Tax Appeal Changes

Pennsylvania – Taxability of MRI and CT Machines

SALT Report 2823 – A Pennsylvania Appeals Court Judge issued a ruling regarding a Taxpayer’s claim for a refund of sales tax paid on magnetic resonance imaging and computed topography machines, related software, and electricity used to power the equipment. Continue reading Pennsylvania – Taxability of MRI and CT Machines