TITLE

Pittsburgh Fiscal Board Makes Report

AUTHOR(S)
D'Ambrosio, Jill
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;4/13/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31861, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the recommendation made by the fiscal oversight board of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to the Legislature on how to address the city's financial problems in April 2004. Possible elimination of all or part of the city's business privilege tax and its mercantile tax; Proposed roll-back of the parking tax that has dampened business activity downtown.
ACCESSION #
12856063

 

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