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Statewide Property Tax for PA the Answer?

sbwnewsitemIf you are at all following the news lately on property taxes in Allegheny County, you well know that the issues is hot.  Actually most of the people dealing with it have to wear welder’s gloves and masks.  If a big issues because many people could be hit fairly hard with property tax increases that may cause them to be unable to come up with the cash.

The other big issues coming up is fairness.  There are 67 counties of different property tax systems and headaches. Very few are the same.  To make the collection of property taxes a little more on the fair side, State Representative John Yudichak wants to looks at the possibility of property taxes being handled by the state.  There are a few states that do this, and his suggestion is to study them for consideration of the process.  Click Here for the article detailing the current conversations on considered resolutions to the headache known as the “Allegheny County Property Tax”.

-SWB

PS – Promoting fairness or not, at least fifteen trees will be killed to document the chaos that will be required for a decision.

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