The State House passed two bills which should give Philadelphia more authority to provide targeted tax relief to homeowners and allow the city to get tougher on tax deadbeats.
HB 388 targets tax delinquents by allowing the city to put a lien against all the properties owned by the tax delinquent within the Commonwealth. HB 391 allows Philadelphia to accept periodic payments of property taxes. This is in response to concerns of those people who may not be able to pay such a large bill all at once.
Full article at the Philly Record