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  • The Northeast Municipal Services Center is relocating to 7522 Castor Avenue as of September 6. See “FYI” section for more information. [...]
  • NEW! Starting January 1, 2017. Learn More [...]
  • e-Check is now free! Pay your individual and business taxes, and your water bills on-line with e-Check. Its fast, easy, and free!  [...]
  • As of July 1, 2016, Earnings, Wage, and Net Profits Tax reduces to - Resident (3.9004%) - Nonresident (3.4741%); School Income Tax reduces to (3.9004%). As of January 1, 2017, Realty Transfer Tax increases to 4.1%. [...]
  • For refunds requested from April through June please allow 8-10 weeks for processing due to high volume. Otherwise, refunds typically take 6-8 weeks to process.  [...]
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  • Business Income and Receipts and Net Profits tax booklets are not being mailed out this year. Get your Loss Carry Forward information online.  [...]


Contact Us

Department of Revenue
Municipal Services Building
1401 John F. Kennedy Boulevard 
Concourse Level
Philadelphia, PA 19102

(215) 686-6442-Real Estate

(215) 686-6600-Taxes

(215) 686-6880-Water

(215) 686-6831-Media Inquiries
Real Estate Tax Payments
Department of Revenue
P.O. Box 8409
Philadelphia, PA 19101-8409
Water Bill Payments
Water Revenue Bureau
P.O. Box 41496
Philadelphia, PA 19101-1496
Water Revenue

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

North Philadelphia office will be closed on Nov 8th, 2016, this is a polling place. It will reopen on Nov 9th, at the normal business hours.

Water Bills

Learn how to read and understand your water bills and water meter.

Payments & E-File

Find out about discounts available for senior citizens, assistance available for those facing financial hardship, different payment options, how to pay on-line, and how to appeal your bill.

Individual Taxes

Learn about taxes that individuals must remit and/or file in Philadelphia.

Business Taxes

Get detailed information on the taxes that apply to businesses, how to register your business in Philadelphia, and filing tips.

Tax Professional Info

Find all of your tax filing and technical resources: refund forms, tax returns, regulations, historical tax rates, policies, and technical rulings.


Income Equality Initiative – Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)


Events and Due Dates

  • Nov 15, 2016
    Monthly Wage, Amusement, Hotel, Outdoor Advertising, Parking, Valet Parking, Vehicle Rental Taxes Due
  • Nov 25, 2016
    Monthly Use and Occupancy Tax Due
  • Nov 25, 2016
    Monthly Liquor Tax Due
  • Dec 15, 2016
    Monthly Wage, Amusement, Hotel, Outdoor Advertising, Parking, Valet Parking, Vehicle Rental Taxes Due