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Pennsylvania State Tax Summary (TaxGrams ™)
Corporate Taxes
   Rates & Brackets:
      9.99%> $0
   Loss Carry-back/fwd: 0 Years Back / 20 Years Forward ($3,000,000 max.)
   Throwback Sales?: N
   Foreign Tax Deductible?: N
   Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT): N
   Gross Receipts Tax: N
   Capital Stock (Net Worth) Tax?: 0.290%

Credits and Incentives
   Job Credits?: Y
   R&D Credits?: Y
   Investment Credits?: N

Individual Taxes
   Rates & Brackets:
      3.07%> $0
   Local Option IT Rate: 1.25%
   Federal Inc used as Base?: N
   Standard Deductions: Single N/A / Joint N/A
   Personal Exemptions/Credits (c): Single N/A / Joint N/A / Dependent N/A
   Federal Tax Deductible?: N
   State Tax Deductible?: Y
   Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)?: N

Inheritance, Gift, Estate, Death Taxes
   Gift Tax?: N
   Estate Tax?: Decoupled
   Inheritance Tax?: N
   Generation-Skipping Tax?: N

Miscellaneous Taxes
   Gas Tax: 32.3 cents/gallon
   Diesel Tax: 39.2 cents/gallon
   Cigarette Tax: 135.0 cents/20 pack

Pass-through Entities
   LLC Pass-through Recognized?: Y
   S-Corp Pass-through Recognized?: Y

Payroll Taxes
   Unemployment Insurance Tax Index ( #41

Property Taxes
   Median Tax Paid on Homes (Rank): $2,207 (#15)
   Median Value of Homes: $164,700
   Tax as % of Home Value (Rank): 1.34% (#11)
   Median Income of Homeowner: $62,082
   Tax as % of Income (Rank): 3.55% (#12)

Sales and Use Taxes
   State Rate: 6.00%
   County & City (Weighted Ave): 0.22%
   Combined State and Ave. Local Rates (Rank): 6.22% (#30)
   General Treatment of Services: Many Taxable
   Gas Exemption: Exempt
   Grocery Exemption: Exempt



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