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  • Effective January 1, 2014, Real Estate Tax decreased to .6018% (city), .7328% (school) = 1.34% total tax; Effective July 1, 2014, the Wage and Earnings Tax rates will be (Resident) 3.92% (Non-Resident) 3.4915% [...]
  • You can print payment coupons on-line. [...]
  • Business Income and Receipts and Net Profits tax booklets are not being mailed out this year. Get your Loss Carry Forward information online.  [...]
  • 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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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

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
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

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

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)


  • Business Income and Receipts Tax Credit for Contributions to a Community Development Corporation
  • Save money on your Real Estate Taxes! Homestead Exemption deadline is December 1. Apply now!
  • Returned Checks
  • Proposed Regulations
  • Assistance Programs Requirements
  • Longtime Owner Occupants Program (LOOP)
  • Realty Transfer Tax

Tax Revenue Due Dates

  • Dec 25, 2014
    Monthly Use and Occupancy Tax Due
  • Dec 25, 2014
    Monthly Liquor Tax Due
  • Jan 15, 2015
    Monthly Wage, Amusement, Hotel, Outdoor Advertising, Parking, Valet Parking, Vehicle Rental Taxes Due
  • Jan 25, 2015
    Monthly Use and Occupancy Tax Due