Liquor Tax

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Vote On Philadelphia Liquor Tax Unlikely Without Harrisburg Approval

City Council President Darrell Clarke says council is not likely to vote on a hike in the liquor-by-the-drink tax until they’re clear that Harrisburg has given them approval to raise the tax for the schools bailout.


(Mayor Michael Nutter.  File photo by Mike Dunn)

Nutter’s Tax Plan For Philadelphia School Funding Introduced in City Council

“If and until those bills are introduced on the state level, and we see some sense that there is some action, there’s really not a lot that we can do locally,” City Council president Darrell Clarke says.