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Pennsylvania 2014 PURTA Surcharge Rate

Blog, ONESOURCE, ONESOURCE Property Tax September 25, 2013

The Department of Revenue has issued their Public Utility Realty Tax (PURTA) surcharge rate for the 2014 tax year. The PURTA surcharge is paid on every dollar of a utility’s gross receipts with the exception of mobile telecommunications services and telephone or telegraph messages broadcasted in interstate business. The 2014 PURTA surcharge rate is zero mills. Therefore, no PURTA surcharge will be imposed for the taxable year beginning January 1, 2014. For more information or to read the bulletin, visit