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IN THE KNOW: Business Privilege Tax

In the Know: Business privilege Tax (Nov. 29, 2010)

Taxing businesses is a complicated issue, but it matters to everyone in Philadelphia. City Council is eying a plan to change the way the "Business Privilege Tax" is structured, a debate that may have long-term implications for the economic health of the city - and implications for candidates in next year's election for mayor and City Council. To help understand what's going on, the Committee of Seventy's IN THE KNOW looks at what the Business Privilege Tax is and explains the clashing ideas for reforming it.

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