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IFO News Stand-October Edition

October 24, 2019 | News Stand & Other

The October edition of our monthly newsletter - The IFO News Stand. The release includes links to recent articles and reports that provide insight into state or national economic, demographic and fiscal trends. 

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PLEA Wage Contract Analysis

October 11, 2019 | Wage Contracts

This letter provides a fiscal impact analysis of the collective bargaining agreement between the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Liquor Enforcement Association (PLEA).

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FOSCEP Wage Contract Analysis

October 11, 2019 | Wage Contracts

This letter provides a fiscal impact analysis of the collective bargaining agreement between the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Federation of State Cultural and Educational Professionals (FOSCEP).

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Minimum Wage Increase Estimates

October 10, 2019 | News Stand & Other

In response to a legislative request, the IFO transmitted a letter that expands upon a prior analysis on the impact of a proposed minimum wage increase.

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Property Tax Replacement Estimates

October 04, 2019 | Property Tax

In response to a legislative request, the IFO transmitted a letter that provides revenue estimates for various proposed changes to the state tax code affecting personal income and sales and use taxes.

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September 2019

October 01, 2019 | Revenue & Economic Update

The Commonwealth collected $3.19 billion in General fund revenues for September, an increase of $143.8 million (4.7%) compared to September 2018.

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Senior Spending and Tax Revenues

September 27, 2019 | News Stand & Other

In response to a legislative request, the IFO transmitted a letter that analyzes (1) state spending dedicated to seniors, (2) the share of certain tax revenues remitted by seniors and (3) potential changes in senior migration patterns due to proposed tax law changes.

 

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IFO NEWS STAND - SEPTEMBER EDITION

September 25, 2019 | News Stand & Other

The September edition of our monthly newsletter - The IFO News Stand. The release includes links to recent articles and reports that provide insight into state or national economic, demographic and fiscal trends. 

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Management and Non-Represented Wage Contract Analysis

September 25, 2019 | Wage Contracts

In response to a legislative request, the Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) has issued a cost analysis that assumes management and non-represented employees will receive salary increases consistent with the new collective bargaining agreements.

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Property Tax Elimination for Senior Homeowners

September 25, 2019 | Property Tax

In response to a legislative request, the IFO transmitted a letter that analyzes a proposal to eliminate all property taxes for senior homeowners with household income of $40,000 or less. 

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