Tax Deadbeats

Council Balks at Oh's Plan For More Aggressive Approach to Tax CollectionsCouncilman David Oh (right photo) wants any tax payment more than a year overdue to be automatically be turned over to a collection agency.
State Senate Approves Tax Measures Sought By Mayor NutterOkayed in the State Senate and now heading to the governor were two key measures, sought by the mayor and City Council, stemming from AVI.
Nutter Gets Defensive About His Tax Deadbeat RecordPhiladelphia 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.
Nutter Launches New Effort To Track Down Property Tax DeadbeatsTwo 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.
City Council President Proposes Higher Penalties For Philly's Worst Tax Deadbeats"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.
Philadelphia Tries Calling Tax DeadbeatsThe city's Revenue Department has apparently hit on a novel idea for going after tax deadbeats: call them.