Impact of Local tax Reform on Model Households in Southeastern Pennsylvania Communities

Since 1987, the Eastern Division of the Pennsylvania Economy League has contributed background information to deliberations on local tax reform in the southeastern Pennsylvania region. PEL has provided statistical and financial impact analysis to the Wage Tax Committee of the Conferees continuously, on request, up until the passage of the local tax reform--Act 145--by the legislature in November 1988.


This report highlights the impact of local tax reform on model households throughout southeastern Pennsylvania and shows the outcome of local tax reform for individuals, who will be asked to vote in the primary, on the constitutional amendment enabling the implementation of Act 145.