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A massive Pa. corporate tax break lacks basic accountability, report finds

A corporate tax break in Pennsylvania worth an estimated $280 million per year operates with little accountability and lacks even the most basic data to determine if it’s actually effective, a recent report found.

By Charlotte Keith/Spotlight PA

Millions in potential sales tax breaks for server farms are tucked into the new state budget

After years of offering tech companies millions in tax refunds for building energy-hungry facilities known as data centers, the Keystone State is pivoting to let those companies buy computer equipment tax-free.

By Sam Dunklau

Updated: July 14, 2020 | 5:58 pm

Wolf, legislature draw closer to more tax breaks for the natural gas industry

The compromise measure lowers the size of the tax break from more than $1 billion to $670 million over 25 years.

By Rachel McDevitt

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Vetoed petrochemical tax break bill revived in Pennsylvania

The replacement legislation differs in some ways from what the Democratic Governor Tom Wolf vetoed in March
By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Some lawmakers think they can override Wolf’s veto on manufacturing tax break bill

Overrides are rare, and can only happen when two-thirds of the legislature are willing to support a bill against the governor’s explicit wishes. The last one happened a decade ago.

By Katie Meyer