|Posted:||January 14, 2013 03:52 PM|
|From:||Representative Cherelle L. Parker and Rep. Michelle F. Brownlee, Rep. Michael P. McGeehan, Rep. Michael H. O'Brien|
|To:||All House members|
|Subject:||Property Tax Relief Package|
Introduced as HB388
Representative Parker will be introducing a bill to provide the City of Philadelphia with additional authority to collect delinquent property taxes.
Introduced as HB389
Representative Brownlee will be introducing a Constitutional amendment authorizing two classes of properties in the City of Philadelphia.
Introduced as HB391
|Description:||Representative McGeehan will be introducing a bill to provide the City of Philadelphia the ability to provide eligible Philadelphia homeowners with the option to make property tax payments in periodic installments.
In the City of Philadelphia, 40 percent of city homeowners do not have mortgages. These owners receive tax bills for the full amount of their property tax bill once a year. The option of periodic payments would lessen the burden on these individuals.
Analysis also shows that offering installment payment options decreases the occurrence of tax delinquency.
Introduced as HB390
Representative O'Brien will be introducing a bill to provide relief for long term owner-occupants in Philadelphia