Learn about and pay your taxes, or find out what tax exemptions and abatements you're eligible for. Business taxes Tax types and requirements for businesses that are located or operate in Philadelphia. Payment plans Information and instructions to use when setting up a payment plan with the City. Income-based assistance programs Information about a number of income-based assistance options for qualifying residents and business owners. Tax credits Eligibility guidelines and application details for City tax credits. Income taxes Tax requirements for anyone who is paid for work performed in Philadelphia, or for Philadelphia residents receiving unearned income. Senior citizen discounts Reductions in tax liability and water bill amounts for age-eligible residents. File and/or make payments File and/or pay your taxes online. Get a property tax abatement Guidelines for determining which Real Estate Tax abatements you can get for your property. Appeal a property assessment Due dates and instructions for challenging a property assessment that you believe is incorrect. Resolve judgements, liens and debts Steps the City will take to ensure that people pay bills and taxes. Includes both enforcement measures and ways to pay outstanding judgement Property taxes Tax information for owners of property located in Philadelphia, including tax rates, due dates, and applicable discounts. Regulations, rulings & tax policy Legal documentation of City tax regulations, including amendments, technical rulings, and clarifications. Paying City taxes Filing and payment methods, instructions, interest rates, and penalties related to City of Philadelphia taxes. Tax forms & instructions Download forms and instructions to use when filing City tax returns. Forms include supplementary schedules & worksheets going back to 2009. Refunds Forms and instructions for requesting a refund on City taxes, water bills, and other fines or fees. Get tax clearance Instructions for how to get a tax clearance certificate when one is requested by the City. 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. Appeal a water bill or water service decision Appeal a water department bill or decision. Petition for a tax appeal Learn how to appeal a tax assessment. Open a safe and affordable bank account Learn how to open a Bank On-approved bank account and avoid high-cost financial services. Get free financial counseling Find out where to get free, high-quality, one-on-one financial counseling. Get free help applying for public benefits How to receive free, one-on-one help applying for public benefits. Track vendor payment Track payments the City owes you as a vendor. Enroll in direct deposit as a vendor or a foster parent Instructions for vendors and foster parents to enroll in ACH payments. Redeem or replace unclaimed bonds How to redeem or replace unclaimed municipal bonds. Pay the fee for a professional services contract online Vendors can pay contract preparation fees for Professional Services Contracts online.