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IFO News Stand - July Edition

July 24, 2018 | News Stand & Other

The July edition of our monthly newsletter – The IFO News Stand. The new release highlights links to recent articles and reports that provide insight into state or national economic, demographic, budget and tax revenue trends.

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IFO News Stand - June Edition

June 19, 2018 | News Stand & Other

The June edition of our monthly newsletter – The IFO News Stand. The new release highlights links to recent articles and reports that provide insight into state or national economic, demographic, budget and tax revenue trends.

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Budget and Economic Update

June 12, 2018 | News Stand & Other

Director Matthew Knittel gave a budget and economic update to the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

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Budget and Economic Update

June 04, 2018 | News Stand & Other

Director Matthew Knittel gave a presentation to the Allegheny Conference on Community Development and the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia. 

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IFO News Stand - May Edition

May 16, 2018 | News Stand & Other

The May edition of our monthly newsletter – The IFO News Stand. The new release provides links to recent articles and reports that provide insight into state or national economic, demographic, budget and tax revenue trends.

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Federal Tax Code Conformity Analysis

April 27, 2018 | News Stand & Other

The IFO responds to a legislative request regarding the General Fund revenue impact from conformity with certain federal tax code provisions.

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IFO News Stand - April Edition

April 20, 2018 | News Stand & Other

The first edition of our monthly newsletter – The IFO News Stand. The new release provides links to recent articles and reports that provide insight into state or national economic, demographic, budget and tax revenue trends.

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Corporate Net Income Tax Rate Reduction

April 11, 2018 | News Stand & Other

The IFO responds to a legislative request regarding the state corporate net income tax (CNIT). The report contains an analysis of state CNIT rates, their impact on revenues and a proposal to reduce the Pennsylvania CNIT rate. 

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Owner-Occupied Housing Units by Age of Householder - a Multi-Jurisdiction Comparison

March 12, 2018 | News Stand & Other

The Independent Fiscal Office responded to a question raised at the office's recent budget hearing before the Senate Appropriations Committee. A committee member asked how Pennsylvania compares to other states regarding the share of owner-occupied households in which the homeowner is age 60 or over. The response includes multi-jurisdiction comparisons for householders who are age 60 or over, age 65 or over and age 75 or over. 

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IFO Update on Selected Fiscal Topics and Pennsylvania Demographics

March 09, 2018 | News Stand & Other

Deputy Director Mark Ryan made a presentation to the annual conference of the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials and provided updates on topics addressed in recent IFO analyses. The topics included 1) school property tax forecasts and analysis, 2) Pennsylvania demographic trends, 3) the most recent IFO revenue estimates for FY 2017-18 and FY 2018-19 and 4) the impact of pension changes resulting from Act 5 of 2017. 

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