In Circle of Seasons Charter School v. Northwestern Lehigh School District, 273 A.3d 23 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2022), the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court reversed the trial court decision, and the matter was remanded to the common pleas court to transfer the matter to the County of Lehigh Board of Assessment Appeals via a nunc pro tunc

In February, the City of Philadelphia published FAQs regarding expiration of the temporary nexus waiver that had been in place during the COVID-19 pandemic.  During the pandemic, the City had temporarily waived its legal nexus threshold that considers the presence of employees working temporarily from home within the City as sufficient to establish nexus for

Recently, in O’Donnell v. Allegheny County North Tax Collection Committee, et al., No. 8 WAP 2021 (Dec. 27, 2021), the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that whistleblower payments constituted compensation subject to local earned income taxes.

In 2014, the taxpayer had filed an action alleging that his employer violated the federal False Claims Act (“FCA”). 

On March 3, 2021, the Commonwealth Court in Mandler and Nuclear Imaging Systems, Inc. v. Commw., No. 483 F.R. 2014, overruled taxpayers’ exceptions to the Court’s decision affirming the denial of the taxpayers’ petition for refund of employer withholding taxes paid to the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue (the “Department”) in satisfaction of $180,000 in

On November 9, 2020, the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue issued guidance relating to telecommuting and related tax implications.  If an employee is working from home temporarily due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department does not consider that as a change to the sourcing of the employee’s compensation.  For non-residents who were working in Pennsylvania before

The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue has announced additional relief from tax enforcement and collection activities due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  A complete list of newly announced relief for taxpayers is available at https://www.revenue.pa.gov/Pages/Relief-For-Taxpayers.aspx.  Some of the highlights are summarized below.

Pause Payments for Existing Payment Plans

Taxpayers with existing installment payment agreements may request

Sales Tax Prepayments

The PA Department of Revenue has announced that businesses that collect Pennsylvania sales tax will not have to make accelerated sales tax prepayments in April, May or June. Businesses that normally have a monthly prepayment requirement will not be charged penalties for missing the prepayment deadline during this three-month period.

Under this

The Department of Revenue has announced that the stimulus checks, otherwise known as economic impact payments, being distributed by the Federal government are not subject to Pennsylvania personal income tax. Rather, the payments being distributed as part of the Federal economic stimulus legislation that was signed into law in March in response to the COVID-19