Thousands of Pennsylvanians seniors and middle-aged are at the risk of losing their homes and face hunger and may live below the poverty level. The working middle class want to own a home, a dream that some will never see because they cannot afford to purchase and pay the taxes that are out of reach.
Tag Archives: SB/HB 76
We need property tax reform now. According to the Executive Director of the IFO [the Pennsylvania Legislature’s Independent Fiscal Office], the cumulative of school property taxes since 1994 has been 146%. These property taxes have increased at more than twice the inflation rate. Have the salaries of Pennsylvanians grown at twice the rate of inflation over the past several years? I don’t think so. It’s pretty unrealistic to believe that these property taxes are sustainable.