Releases

As of July 2015, the Economic and Revenue Reports have been discontinued. They are now included in the Monthly Trend Reports.

IFO Releases

IFO Public Briefing

April 24, 2018 | Presentations

The Independent Fiscal Office will release updated revenue forecasts for fiscal years 2017-18 and 2018-19. The session is open to the public and will take place at 2:00 on May 1st in the Rachel Carson State Office Building. The report will be posted to the office website at the start of the briefing.

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IFO Update on Selected Fiscal Topics and Pennsylvania Demographics

March 09, 2018 | Presentations

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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Pennsylvania Fiscal Update

February 28, 2018 | Presentations

Director Matthew Knittel provided a fiscal update for the state at a conference hosted by the Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce. 

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Aging and the Pennsylvania Economy

January 25, 2018 | Presentations

Director Matthew Knittel gave a presentation to the Task Force on Private Sector Retirement Security on the implications of aging for the Pennsylvania economy.

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Pennsylvania Fiscal Update

December 13, 2017 | Presentations

Director Matthew Knittel made a presentation to the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) to provide background on the IFO and an update on Pennsylvania’s short- and long-term budget outlook. 

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Pennsylvania Fiscal Outlook Presentation

October 19, 2017 | Presentations

Director Matthew Knittel addressed the Society of Municipal Analysts to provide an update on Pennsylvania’s fiscal outlook, demographics and current budget status. 

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Pennsylvania's Fiscal and Demographic Outlook

July 14, 2017 | Presentations

Deputy Director Mark Ryan gave a presentation to the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce and Industry addressing Pennsylvania’s long-term fiscal outlook, demographics and the current revenue forecast. 

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Actuarial Impact of Act 5 - School District Pension Contributions

June 28, 2017 | Presentations

Deputy Director Mark Ryan made a presentation to the Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) regarding the impact of recently enacted pension legislation (Act 5 of 2017) on school district pension contributions.

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Budget and Economic Update

June 07, 2017 | Presentations

Director Matt Knittel provided a budget and economic update to the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA). 

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Implications of Aging for the PA Economy

May 24, 2017 | Presentations

Director Matt Knittel gave a presentation on May 24th to the PA Council on Aging regarding the implications of an aging population for Pennsylvania’s economy. An appendix slide appears at the end of the PowerPoint to include certain data requested during the presentation.

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