Due to extremely cold conditions, the City is implementing special measures to keep people who are homeless safe. If you see someone who needs shelter, call (215) 232-1984.
In effect: 3:00 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 14 until further notice
COVID-19: Learn how to stay safe, get vaccinated, and find testing. Visit phila.gov/covid.

Payments, assistance & taxes

File and pay Business Income & Receipts Tax (BIRT)

Before you start

You need to know:

  • Your Federal Entity Identification Number (EIN);
  • Or your Social Security Number (SSN);
  • Or your Philadelphia Tax Identification Number (PHTIN)
IMPORTANT UPDATE: You can now file and pay this tax electronically on the Philadelphia Tax Center. You can file electronic returns for this tax going back six years. Any returns before  2015 must be filed on paper.

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