Payment plans and assistance programs Information about programs to help Philadelphia residents and businesses with their taxes and water bills. Income-based programs for residents Information about a number of income-based assistance options for qualifying residents and business owners. Senior citizen programs Reductions in tax liability and water bill amounts for age-eligible residents. Programs for businesses Information about programs to help businesses stay current or catch up on their City taxes. Other payment plans and programs Information about other tax and water bill programs, including the Homestead exemption.