Only Seven Days Left Before PA Tax Amnesty Deadline

 HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)  Time is running out for those owe taxes in the Commonwealth and want to take advantage of the amnesty program.

The Department of Revenue is reminding individuals and businesses there are seven days left to take advantage of the PA Tax Amnesty program.

The program waives all penalties and half of the interest for paying back taxes by June 19.

In a prepared release, Acting Secretary of Revenue C. Daniel Hassell said  “Next Monday is the deadline for delinquent taxpayers to apply for tax amnesty and pay what they owe without penalties and half of the interest,” 

“Time is running out so those who are behind on their state taxes should apply now and avoid the last-minute rush.” noted Hassell.

Applications and payments are available at backtax.pa.gov, or by calling 844-PA-STATE-TAX (1-844-727-8283). Payment is accepted by check, money order, credit/debit card, or electronic funds transfer.

 The tax amnesty began on April 21 to provide an estimated $100 million in net revenue for the current year fiscal budget.

 

 


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