Pa Property Tax Reform And SB76 — Property Tax Independence Act introduced in the Pennsylvania legislature by State Rep. Jim Cox And State Senator Dave Argall in March 2013. It is also known as SB76, SB 76, HB 1776
SB 76 as of 2017 will eliminate all property tax funding for schools — with some exceptions for districts with long-term debt –and replace it by increasing the state sales tax 1 percentage point and the state income tax 1.88 percentage points.
State Rep. Jim Cox (R-129) is circulating an on-line petition to present to Gov. Tom Corbett to encourage him to make supporting the Property Tax Independence Act his highest priority in his annual budget address, before the the state House and Senate, Feb. 7.