Taxpayer Relief Act

The state legislature passed the Taxpayer Relief Act in June of 2006. The law applies only to school districts (not counties, townships, or boroughs). Key features of the law include:

  • Requiring a public referendum to raise taxes beyond an annual limit
  • Expansion of the Senior Citizens Property Tax and Rent Rebate program
  • Specifying the formula used to distribute gambling money to school districts
  • Installment payment of taxes

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