Income taxes Tax requirements for anyone who is paid for work performed in Philadelphia, or for Philadelphia residents receiving unearned income. Earnings Tax (employees) Tax filing and payment details for people who work in Philadelphia but don't have City Wage Tax withheld from their paycheck. School Income Tax Tax details for Philadelphia residents who receive unearned income such as dividends, royalties, rental income, and some types of interest. Request a Wage Tax refund Claim a refund on Wage Taxes paid to the City. Instructions are for salaried and commissioned employees as well as income-based refunds. Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) resources Information for workers, community groups, and employers about the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). The EITC is not a City program.