Pennsylvania Revenue Department Releases July Collections

Aug 01, 2013, 12:10 ET from Pennsylvania Department of Revenue

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania collected $1.9 billion in General Fund revenue in July, the first month of the 2013-14 fiscal year, Secretary of Revenue Dan Meuser reported today.

Sales tax receipts totaled $809.9 million, personal income tax revenue totaled $809.4 million and corporation tax revenue totaled $76 million for July.

General Fund revenue figures for July included $73.3 million in inheritance tax and $40.4 million in realty transfer tax. 

Other General Fund revenue, including cigarette, malt beverage and liquor and table games taxes totaled $102.1 million for the month.

Non-tax revenue totaled $11.6 million for the month.

In addition to General Fund collections, the Motor License Fund received $242.1 million for the month, which includes the commonly known gas and diesel taxes, as well as other license, fine and fee revenues.

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Editor's Note: As in years past, July collection data does not include a comparison against anticipated amounts because revenue estimates for each month are not yet finalized. The August collections release will include comparisons of collections to estimates.

SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of Revenue