IFO Releases

Presentation on Combined Reporting

June 29, 2023 | Economics and Other

Director Matt Knittel made a brief presentation to the House Finance Committee on combined reporting.

Tags: combined, presentation, reporting

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School District Property Tax Update

June 28, 2023 | Property Tax

The IFO released an updated school district property tax forecast. The report (1) projects revenues through FY 2027-28, (2) estimates revenues collected from senior homeowners, (3) ranks counties based on per capita revenues and (4) provides detail on the projected Act 1 index.

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Impact Fee Update and Outlook 2023

June 26, 2023 | Energy

This update examines 2022 impact fee collections and provides an outlook for 2023. The Commonwealth collected $278.9 million in impact fees for 2022, a $44.4 million increase from 2021. 

Tags: fee, gas, natural

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June 2023 Monthly Economic Update

June 26, 2023 | Revenue & Economic Update

The Monthly Economic Update provides data and insight on current trends that impact the state economy. 

Tags: economic, monthly, update

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Official Revenue Estimate FY 2023-24

June 20, 2023 | Revenue Estimates

The Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) released its official revenue estimate for FY 2023-24. Updated estimates for FY 2022-23 are included.


Tags: estimates, revenue

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What Drives Record Lottery Jackpots?

June 13, 2023 | Economics and Other

The IFO posted a new research brief that discusses the factors that motivate recent record Lottery jackpots for Mega Millions and Powerball and how large jackpots from those two games impact funds for programs the Lottery Fund supports.

Tags: brief, lottery, research

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Student Loan Repayment Moratorium Ends

June 12, 2023 | Economics and Other

As part of its annual revenue estimate, the IFO modeled the economic and revenue impact from the scheduled end of the student loan moratorium in September 2023. An IMPLAN economic simulation finds that annual state nominal GDP will decline by $3.4 billion while sales tax revenues decline by $125 million and personal income tax by $40 million.

Tags: brief, loan, research, student

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May 2023 Revenue Update

June 01, 2023 | Revenue & Economic Update

The Commonwealth collected $3.29 billion in General Fund Revenues for May, an increase of $61.1 million (1.9%) compared to May 2022.

Tags: estimates, monthly, revenue

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