Q&A with the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue

The PICPA State Taxation Steering Committee regularly meets with the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue to discuss issues affecting practitioners and their clients and to bring clarity to complex regulations. Topics covered include personal income and corporate tax, sales and use tax, and administrative issues.

We provide here a summary of answers provided by the Department Revenue to the committee at periodic question and answer sessions. These documents are classified as revenue information issued for informational purposes only for the convenience of PICPA members. Pursuant to 61 Pa. Code Section 3.4, these documents should not be relied upon for any purpose or used in tax appeals. Taxpayers requiring a binding opinion on a specific fact situation may request a written letter ruling under 61 Pa. Code Section 3.3.

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Annual Meetings

We provide here a written summary of answers provided by the Department of Revenue to the committee at periodic question and answer sessions. These documents are classified as for informational purposes only for the convenience of PICPA members. Pursuant to 61 Pa. Code Section 3.4, these documents should not be relied upon for any purpose or used in tax appeals. Taxpayers requiring a binding opinion on a specific fact situation may request a written letter ruling under 61 Pa. Code Section 3.3.

Testimony Before the House Appropriations Committee

Daniel C. Hassell, Secretary, Pa. Department of Revenue, Feb. 16, 2021

For more than 90 years, the Department of Revenue has been the commonwealth agency tasked with fairly, efficiently, and accurately administering the tax laws and revenue programs of Pennsylvania.

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