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Issues involving property taxes

This brand new guide, written by Community Legal Services (CLS) attorneys, together with SeniorLAW Center, is the first and only guide that explains all of the city and state property tax relief...
Managing Property Taxes CLS has created a new Philadelphia Property Tax Handbook to answer all your questions, which is available here. There are many programs available to help people pay...
The following testimony was delivered by CLS attorney Jonathan Sgro in front of the Philadelphia City Council Committee on Finance on March 9, 2016, at the Public Hearing on the Proposed Amendment to...
As a result of the City’s re-assessment of property values under the Actual Value Initiative (AVI) in 2013, many homeowners saw a big jump in their real estate taxes. To help long-time owners, the...
The following testimony was delivered by Monty Wilson, Community Legal Services Supervising Attorney, to the Philadelphia City Council Committee on Finance on June 8, 2015. Good morning members of...
CLS Attorney Monty Wilson testified on June 10, 2014 in front of the City Committee on Commerce and Economic Development in support of City Council Bill No. 140448. Below is Monty's testimony:...
CLS Attorney Jennifer Schultz delivered the following testimony on May 22, 2014 in support of Philadelphia City Council Bill No. 140278, which proposes to expand access of property tax relief...
CLS Senior Attorney Monty Wilson delivered the following testimony to Philadelphia City Council on March 24, 2014. The testimony was for the Committee on Appropriations Public hearing on the state of...
On June 6, 2013 Philadelphia City Council voted unanimously to pass Bill No. 120054, which sought to reform property tax collection in the City of Philadelphia. Below is CLS Attorney Monty Wilson's...