Property Tax Elimination Raises Taxes on Middle Class to Cut Taxes for Affluent

Mark Price |

With ongoing negotiations over the state budget focused on property tax cuts, and the State Senate taking up a bill to eliminate property taxes, this Reports and Briefing Papers compares property tax elimination with two more targeted approaches that would reduce, but not eliminate property taxes: the Republican proposal that passed the Pennsylvania House in May (House Bill 504) and Gov. Wolf‰’s original proposal from March.