The City of Philadelphia imposes a Realty Transfer Tax on the sale or transfer of real property located in Philadelphia. These documents contain data on the collections of the Realty Transfer Tax in 2017.
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Learn about the laws, issues, and protections affecting the LGBTQ community in Philadelphia and how you can show your support.
The Fire Department released its internal report on the fatal Middleton Street Fire on April 17, 2017.
A map of the road closures during the NFL Draft.
The community school plans are a culmination of the feedback community school coordinators have collected from various stakeholders. Using that feedback, coordinators, along with their community schools committees, were able to prioritize each school’s specific needs. Below, each plan details that school’s findings.
The City put together quick facts and other resources on the environment and sustainability to help you take action.
The City put together quick facts and other resources on affordable housing and community development to help you take action.
A complete guide of assistance programs to help homeowners and water bill customers with paying their bills, designed especially for community leaders to have all Revenue flyers in one place. These flyers promote Revenue programs that help senior citizens, low-income households, homeowners with delinquent real estate taxes and persons looking for free tax preparations.
To help you take action, the City put together guides that include quick facts, ways you can help, and other resources.
The City put together quick facts and other resources on the Affordable Care Act to help you take action.
Mayor Jim Kenney presented his Fiscal Year 2018 Budget to City Council on March 2, 2017.
The City put together quick facts and other resources on Immigration and Sanctuary cities to help you take action.
Forms, applications, and licenses you need when starting a new business.
This guide helps consumers find businesses offering food that meets at least two of the four ‘good food’ values: healthy, fair, sustainably-sourced, and locally-owned.
This report contains the latest research regarding soil safety policy, discussions and takeaways from leading experts in the Philadelphia Soil Safety Working Group, as well as recommendations to the City of Philadelphia on how to support urban growers through soil safety resources and protocols.
This document acts a guide to Philadelphia's food system. Use the "roadmap" to learn about issues, challenges, and opportunities surrounding food system and learn how you can support the health of Philadelphian's and access to food through a set of recommendations.
These documents contain receivable Wage Tax broken down by industry.
The Homestead Exemption reduces the taxable portion of your property assessment by $30,000 if you own a home in Philadelphia and use it as your primary residence. You can fill out the online application, or print one of the application forms and send them by mail to: City of Philadelphia Department of Revenue PO Box 52817 Philadelphia, PA 19115
If you want to carry a gun outside your home in Pennsylvania you must apply for a license. When you have completed the application you must bring it in person to: Gun Permits Units 990 Spring Garden St., 2nd Fl.
The Owner Occupied Payment Agreement (OOPA) is a payment agreement option for people who own and reside in their property. The plan is designed to create an affordable repayment agreement on delinquent taxes, while also requiring the homeowner to stay current on new taxes as they become due each year.