taxes Archives - Philly



May 7, 2021 11:22 am

New Wharton research finds discrepancy in American Families Plan funding

The Penn Wharton Business Model's analysis found that the federal spending plan would cost Americans $2.5 trillion, marking an almost $700 billion difference in the cost first estimated by the White House.

Apr. 8, 2021 11:18 am

This Wharton analysis breaks down the American Jobs Plan’s potential long-term impact

Workforce development is a big part of the Biden administration's proposal.

Feb. 8, 2021 12:03 pm

What is a wage tax, and how did the pandemic affect Philly’s?

A quick explainer on the income-based tax that pays for city services, and how employees who live in the 'burbs can apply for a refund if they've been working from home.

Nov. 19, 2020 3:20 pm

What would the US economy look like under a Biden administration?

President-elect Joe Biden's proposed spending is focused in areas like education, infrastructure and R&D, and households making $400,000 a year or less won't see a change in their income tax next year, according to Penn's budget model.

Apr. 30, 2018 9:50 am

7 questions Philly startup founders want Mayor Kenney to answer

During our quarterly stakeholder meeting we held a brief AMA of sorts on behalf of the mayor. We'll ask him these questions (and maybe yours?) Thursday at #PTW18's marquee event.

Feb. 21, 2018 12:38 pm

Building Philly’s own Amazon starts with fixing this city tax policy

In a speech to City Council, Arcweb CEO Chris Cera says building Philly's own Amazon starts with tax policy — namely, killing the “Second Year Slap.”

Jun. 13, 2017 2:02 pm

Op-ed: Pa.’s ‘tech tax’ is the wrong type of disruption

PromptWorks cofounder Greg Sterndale argues that Gov. Tom Wolf's proposed computer services tax could drive smaller tech businesses out of the state.

Jun. 12, 2017 10:57 am

Philly tech execs went to Harrisburg to lobby against Pa.’s proposed ‘Tech Tax’

PACT organized the field trip of sorts in partnership with the Pittsburgh Technology Council.

Jun. 5, 2017 12:58 pm

Councilman Oh, back at work, speaks up against the ‘Tech Tax’

Forty-eight hours after being stabbed, the councilman was back at his desk and spoke with about the proposed levy.

May 18, 2017 10:27 am

Could the proposed Pa. tech tax threaten Philly’s status as a ‘lean startup’s paradise’?

Attorney Ernie Holtzheimer lays out the stakes of Gov. Wolf's plan to revitalize a '90s-era tax.

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