Check to see how much Philadelphia Business Income and Receipts Tax (BIRT) your company has paid. You may be surprised to find that it’s a lot—especially for a city tax. That’s because, in 2015, the outgoing revenue commissioner doubled the BIRT liability of most businesses.

Authors: Stephen J. Blazick Kyle O. Sollie

In this webinar we will discuss:

  • The history of the “BIRT”
  • The legal authority (or lack thereof) for the revenue commissioner—or even City Council—to adopt and change apportionment methods
  • The appropriate taxpayer response (return position; refund claim)
  • The expected outcome