Thousands Of Philadelphia Homeowners Could Get Higher Tax BillSome 23,000 Philadelphia homeowners will see an increase in their 2017 tax bill, because of a citywide reassessment of land values. That's the finding of the Pew Philadelphia Research Initiative.
With Phila. Schools Starved For Cash, Councilman Irked By Property Tax AbatementsCity councilman Wilson Goode Jr. is accusing the Nutter administration of ignoring the needs of the school district by opposing his plan to scale back the city's ten-year property tax abatement.
City Controller Says Philadelphia's Property Tax Abatement Is Unfair To Other HomeownersCity controller Alan Butkovitz on Tuesday told council that the abatement is basically unfair to other homeowners who now face higher taxes under AVI.