Councilman David Oh (right photo) wants any tax payment more than a year overdue to be automatically be turned over to a collection agency.
Okayed in the State Senate and now heading to the governor were two key measures, sought by the mayor and City Council, stemming from AVI.
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter is defending his record in the wake of a published report that found he has fared worse than previous mayors in going after tax deadbeats.
Two weeks before Philadelphia homeowners are due to receive updated property assessments, Mayor Michael Nutter has announced new efforts to crack down on those who avoid paying their property taxes.
“We found that constitutionally we can have a two-tiered tax system, so we believe that the more you owe, the higher the penalties should be,” Darrell Clarke said.
The city’s Revenue Department has apparently hit on a novel idea for going after tax deadbeats: call them.