Pennsylvania Independent Fiscal Office
Independent Fiscal Office
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Independent Fiscal Office

Welcome to the Home page of the Independent Fiscal Office (IFO). This page provides links to materials recently published or presented by the IFO. For a complete listing of publications and presentations made during the past year, please see the Releases page. If you would like to receive e-mails from the IFO when new documents are posted to this website, please sign up for our e-mail alerts. Click here to add your address to the list.

  • A mid-year update to the IFO’s revenue estimate for FY 2014-15 is available.
  • The Quarterly Revenue Review compares actual revenues to IFO estimates. The latest edition covers the fourth quarter of 2014 (October through December) .
  • The Revenue Trends Report for December 2014 is available. Prior months are available on the "Releases" tab.
  • The Monthly Economic Report for December 2014 is available. Prior months are available on the "Releases" tab.
  • An update of the IFO's school property tax forecast for fiscal years 2013-14 through 2019-20 is available.
  • A report entitled Fiscal Implications of a York County School District Consolidation is available.
  • IFO Director Matthew Knittel recently made a presentation to the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) discussing the economic and budget outlook and fiscal year-to-date revenues.
  • Pennsylvania's Economic & Budget Outlook: Fiscal Years 2014-15 to 2019-20 is available.
  • State Economic Comparison is a research brief that uses new data to examine the performance of the Pennsylvania economy and four adjacent states over a ten year period.
  • Fiscal Year 2014-15 Quarterly Revenue Estimates for the General Fund, Motor License Fund and Lottery Fund are available.
  • A report entitled Natural Gas Extraction: An Interstate Tax Comparison is available.