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Senate Republicans and Democrats join to discuss property tax relief

December 16, 2013- Hanson Quickel
HARRISBURG- Homeowners and community members discussed the current property tax system on Tuesday with a bipartisan state Senate panel, focusing on alternatives to better meet the needs of property owners, seniors and school districts. 

The state Senate Majority Policy Committee and Democratic Policy Committee hosted a joint roundtable discussion at the Capitol to examine ways to reform the state’s property tax system to provide relief for those facing tax increases.

The discussion featured input from several groups, including the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau, Pennsylvania Coalition of Taxpayer Associations, Pennsylvania Association of Realtors, Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce and Industry, National Federation of Independent Businesses, Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association, Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs, and the Anderson Economic Group.

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