Constitutional Amendment Proposes End to Pennsylvania Property Taxes
March 25, 2021
A bicameral pair of lawmakers proposed a constitutional amendment on Thursday ending the collection of school property taxes.
Sen. John DiSanto, R-New Bloomfield, and Rep. Perry Stambaugh, R-New Bloomfield, said Senate Bill 424 and House Bill 927 – if passed in two consecutive sessions – would allow voters to decide if the General Assembly should replace the levy with a combination of state and local sales and income taxes.
“It’s past time to allow the people of Pennsylvania to directly decide the future of school property tax elimination,” DiSanto said. “Our proposal outright p...