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Tax Credits

Businesses that are in credit programs, even if they reduce the tax liability to zero, still must file a return with the city. The following credit programs are administered by the Department of Revenue and have specific City tax filing requirements. Worksheets, instructions, and applications for the different programs are below. For questions about how to apply and the tax filing requirements of the credit programs listed, please email our Technical Staff.   

Learn more about what is needed to qualify for the Commonwealth's Keystone Opportunity Zone.  The instructions for how to file your Philadelphia business taxes are below.

The application for the Sustainable Business Tax Credit can be found on the Mayor's Office of Sustainability website. The worksheet for claiming the credit on you Philadelphia tax filing is below.

Your business may be eligible for other credit and incentive programs not administered by the Department of Revenue.  Please visit the Office of Business Services to learn more or call (215) 683-2100. 

Community Development Corporation (CDC)

Credit for Employment of Returning Veterans of the Armed Forces

Green Roof Tax Credit

Internship Tax Credit

Job Creation Tax Credit

Keystone Opportunity Zones

Life Partner and Transgender Care Health Benefits Tax Credit

Philadelphia Re-Entry Program (PREP) for Ex-Offenders

Sustainable Business Tax Credit