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Statements of tax policy

This page contains the Department of Revenue’s interpretation and policy positions on different tax topics that are not specifically addressed in the Philadelphia Code of Ordinances and official regulations. The department provides this guidance to help taxpayers and their tax representatives with the specific topics addressed. These statements may be modified due to the subsequent enactment or amendment of statutes or regulations.

Name Description Released Format
Installment sales of real estate PDF This policy statement outlines the proper reporting for the installment sale of real estate for purposes of the Business Income and Receipts Tax (BIRT) and the Net Profits Tax (NPT). April 1, 2021