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24 May, 2017, 11:45 ET Wayfair to Begin Collecting Pennsylvania Sales Tax

The Department of Revenue continues to respond to changing consumer-shopping trends by securing an agreement with online retailer Wayfair Inc. to...


01 May, 2017, 16:16 ET Pennsylvania Revenue Department Releases April 2017 Collections

Pennsylvania collected $3.4 billion in General Fund revenue in April, which was $537.1 million, or 13.5 percent, less than anticipated,...


05 Apr, 2017, 15:24 ET Pennsylvania Revenue Department Extends Hours to Help Late-Season Tax Filers, Reminds Taxpayers of Benefits of Electronic Filing

With the end of tax filing season approaching on April 18, the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue is extending service hours for taxpayers to get...


03 Apr, 2017, 17:30 ET PA Revenue Department Releases March 2017 Collections

Pennsylvania collected $4.4 billion in General Fund revenue in March, which was $229.6 million, or 4.9 percent, less than anticipated, Secretary of...


01 Mar, 2017, 16:53 ET Pennsylvania Revenue Department Releases February 2017 Collections

Pennsylvania collected $1.9 billion in General Fund revenue in February, which was $32.9 million, or 1.7 percent, less than anticipated, Secretary...


01 Mar, 2017, 13:21 ET W-2 Phishing Scam Expands to Schools and Other Employers

The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue and the Internal Revenue Service are warning all employers about an email phishing scam that is expanding...


01 Feb, 2017, 15:30 ET PA Revenue Department Releases January 2017 Collections

Pennsylvania collected $2.6 billion in General Fund revenue in January, which was $49.8 million, or 1.8 percent, less than anticipated, Secretary...


25 Jan, 2017, 11:30 ET Pennsylvania Department of Revenue Opens Personal Income Tax Filing Season for Tax Year 2016

With filing season now open, Pennsylvania residents can explore a number of electronic filing options to file their personal income tax returns for...


23 Jan, 2017, 09:07 ET Pennsylvania Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program Applications Now Available

Application forms for the Department of Revenue's Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program are now available for eligible residents to begin claiming...


04 Jan, 2017, 13:00 ET CORRECTION: Lehigh Valley Revenue District Office Moves to Allentown

The Department of Revenue's Lehigh Valley district office is relocating to Allentown effective January 4, 2017. The new office address is 555 Union...


04 Jan, 2017, 11:11 ET Lehigh Valley Revenue District Office Moves to Allentown, Pennsylvania

The Department of Revenue's Lehigh Valley district office is relocating to Allentown effective January 4, 2017. The new office address is 555 Union...


03 Jan, 2017, 15:59 ET Pennsylvania Revenue Department Releases December 2016 Collections

Pennsylvania collected $2.6 billion in General Fund revenue in December, which was $105.2 million, or 3.9 percent, less than anticipated, Secretary...


15 Dec, 2016, 14:00 ET Pennsylvania Property Tax/Rent Rebate Claim Deadline is Dec. 31

Older adults and people with disabilities have until December 31 to apply for rebates on property tax or rent paid in 2015 from Pennsylvania's...


01 Dec, 2016, 16:45 ET Pennsylvania Revenue Department Releases November 2016 Collections

Pennsylvania collected $2 billion in General Fund revenue in November, which was $79.5 million, or 3.8 percent, less than anticipated, Secretary of...


21 Nov, 2016, 13:48 ET Holiday Visits are Ideal Time to Discuss the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program as the Deadline Approaches

Holiday season visits provide a great opportunity to remind older family members and friends about the Property Tax/Rent Program, one of the...


01 Nov, 2016, 16:34 ET Pennsylvania Revenue Department Releases October 2016 Collections

Pennsylvania collected $2.2 billion in General Fund revenue in October, which was $36.1 million, or 1.6 percent, more than anticipated, Secretary...


21 Oct, 2016, 10:00 ET PA Revenue Department Announces CRIZ Funding Levels

The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue today announced the amount of state tax revenue that will be returned to communities participating in the...


03 Oct, 2016, 16:30 ET PA Revenue Department Releases September 2016 Collections

Pennsylvania collected $2.6 billion in General Fund revenue in September, which was $144.9 million, or 5.2 percent, less than anticipated,...


02 Sep, 2016, 15:00 ET Revenue Department Releases August 2016 Collections

Pennsylvania collected $2 billion in General Fund revenue in August, which was $73.4 million, or 3.5 percent, less than anticipated, Secretary of...


01 Aug, 2016, 16:34 ET Pennsylvania Revenue Department Releases July Collections

 Pennsylvania collected $2 billion in General Fund revenue in July, the first month of the 2016-17 fiscal year, Secretary of Revenue Eileen...


12 Jul, 2016, 10:54 ET Department of Revenue Notifies 865 Taxpayers Their Data Was Potentially Compromised by a Laptop Theft

In an abundance of caution, the Department of Revenue is mailing letters to 865 taxpayers whose personal information was on a stolen laptop. The...


05 Jul, 2016, 15:13 ET PA Revenue Department Releases Fiscal Year 2015 - 2016 Collections

 Pennsylvania collected $3.1 billion in General Fund revenue in June, which was $67.2 million, or 2.1 percent, less than anticipated, Secretary...


28 Jun, 2016, 16:10 ET CORRECTION: $211 Million in 2015 Property Tax/Rent Rebates to be Distributed Starting July 1 to Older Adults, Residents with Disabilities

 More than 448,000 older homeowners, renters and people with disabilities across Pennsylvania will be issued rebates totaling $211 million,...


28 Jun, 2016, 08:00 ET $288 Million in 2015 Property Tax/Rent Rebates to be Distributed Starting July 1 to Older Adults, Residents with Disabilities

More than 448,000 older homeowners, renters and people with disabilities across Pennsylvania will be issued rebates totaling $288 million, starting...


15 Jun, 2016, 06:05 ET Airbnb Will Collect and Remit the Hotel Occupancy Tax for Pennsylvania Hosts

 Department of Revenue Secretary Eileen McNulty today announced an agreement with Airbnb, a major online home-sharing company, to begin...