Pittsburgh Council Approves Tax Package

Cataldo, Adam L.
December 2004
Bond Buyer;12/16/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32031, p29
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The article gives information about the Pittsburgh City Council, which gave preliminary approval yesterday to a tax package that is part of plan to help restore the city's fiscal health. A final vote on the package is scheduled for Monday. Under the plan, four new taxes would be created and the city's mercantile license fee would be eliminated. Under the plan, four new taxes would be created and the city's mercantile license fee would be eliminated. The plan, which was approved unanimously, would increase the city's home rate realty tax and cut the business privilege tax.


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