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.
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