Taxes Learn how to file and pay taxes, get refunds, apply for relief programs, and find more information about different types of taxes. Get a tax account You need a tax account in order to pay business taxes, and the Earnings and Wage Tax. Get tax clearance Instructions for how to get a tax clearance certificate when one is requested by the City. Filing and paying your taxes Filing and payment methods, instructions, interest rates, and penalties related to City of Philadelphia taxes. Business taxes Information about filing and payment for different types of business taxes, business tax credits, and payment agreements for businesses. Income taxes Tax requirements for anyone who is paid for work performed in Philadelphia, or for Philadelphia residents receiving unearned income. Property and real estate taxes Tax information for owners of property located in Philadelphia, including tax rates, due dates, and applicable discounts. Tax credits Eligibility guidelines and application details for City tax credits. Refunds Forms and instructions for requesting a refund on City taxes, water bills, and other fines or fees. Request a technical/private letter ruling for unusual tax circumstances Information about "private letter" rulings, where taxpayers request interpretation of their tax situation from Revenue. Also lists fees. Tax forms & instructions Forms and instructions to use when filing City tax returns. Forms include supplementary schedules and worksheets from 2009 to present.