Learn about and pay your taxes, or find out what tax exemptions and abatements you're eligible for. Appeal a property assessment Due dates and instructions for challenging a property assessment that you believe is incorrect. Appeal a water department decision Appeal a water department bill or decision. Business taxes Tax types and requirements for businesses that are located or operate in Philadelphia. Debt collection Steps the City will take to ensure that people pay bills and taxes. Includes both enforcement measures and ways to pay outstanding debts. File and/or make payments File and/or pay your taxes online. Get a tax account You need a tax account in order to pay business taxes, and the Earnings and Wage Tax. Get Real Estate Tax relief Assistance programs available for owner-occupied households. Get tax clearance Instructions for how to get a tax clearance certificate when one is requested by the City. Income taxes Tax requirements for anyone who is paid for work performed in Philadelphia, or for Philadelphia residents receiving unearned income. Income-based assistance programs Information about a number of income-based water bill assistance options for qualifying customers. Paying City taxes Filing and payment methods, instructions, interest rates, and penalties related to City of Philadelphia taxes. Payment plans Information and instructions to use when setting up a payment plan with the City. Petition for a tax appeal Learn how to appeal a tax assessment. Property tax abatements Guidelines for determining which Real Estate Tax abatements you can get for your property. Property tax exemptions Explore ways to reduce your Real Estate Tax through exemptions available to Philadelphia property owners. Property taxes Tax information for owners of property located in Philadelphia, including tax rates, due dates, and applicable discounts. Refunds Forms and instructions for requesting a refund on City taxes, water bills, and other fines or fees. Regulations & rulings Legal documentation of City tax regulations, including amendments, technical rulings, and clarifications. Senior citizen discounts Reductions in tax liability and water bill amounts for age-eligible residents. Tax credits Eligibility guidelines and application details for City tax credits. Tax forms & instructions Download forms and instructions to use when filing City tax returns. Forms include supplementary schedules & worksheets going back to 2009. Track vendor payment Track payments the City owes you as a vendor.