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Bill Would Allow Pennsylvania Municipalities to Tax Real Estate Owned By Charities
Posted on 4 Dec 2009 by Lisa B. Petkun

Pennsylvania State Sen. Wayne Fontana (D-Allegheny) and Rep. Timothy Solobay (D-Washington) are urging their colleagues to support legislation that would allow municipalities the option to impose essential service fees on real estate owned by charities... Read More

State Tax Issues Resulting from IRS Announcement 2010-9
Posted on 6 May 2010 by Tax Analysts Editorial Staff

The new IRS policy that requires taxpayers to disclose uncertain tax positions (UTPs) is getting some well-deserved attention. On April 19 the IRS issued a draft form Uncertain Tax Position Statement(Schedule UTP) for comment by June 1. Some tax professionals... Read More

Judge Sets Out New Reassessment Plan in Allegheny County, PA
Posted on 16 Nov 2009 by Dusty E. Kirk & Sharon F. DiPaolo

In a case being watched statewide, an Allegheny County, Pennsylvania judge issued a ruling this week setting forth a new reassessment schedule and an unusual assessment method for properties located in that county. The reassessment, which would divide... Read More

State Tax Developments: The Best and Worst of 2009
Posted on 15 Jan 2010 by McDermott Will & Emery State & Local Tax P

As 2009 drew to a close, the State & Local Tax Practice Group at McDermott gave some consideration to what were the "Best" and "Worst" state tax developments of the year. Taking a no-holds-barred approach, the group criticizes... Read More