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File #: 130530    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: LAPSED
File created: 6/13/2013 In control: Committee on Finance
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Amending Chapter 19-2600 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Business Income and Receipts Tax," by providing certain exclusions; revising certain tax rates; and creating certain fresh food tax credits; and amending Chapter 19-1200 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Parking Tax," by providing for scheduled reductions in the rate of the tax and by making certain technical amendments; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Green, Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Jones, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember Squilla, Councilmember O'Neill
Indexes: BUSINESS INCOME AND RECEIPTS TAXES, PARKING TAX
Code sections: 19-1200 - Parking Tax, 19-2600 - Business Income and Reciepts Tax
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 13053001, As Amended.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
9/18/20141 CITY COUNCIL ORDER THE BILL PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SUSPENSION CALENDARPass  Action details Not available
1/23/20141 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
12/12/20131 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PRINTED AND PLACED ON NEXT FIRST READING CALENDARPass  Action details Not available
12/12/20131 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PRINTED AND PLACED ON NEXT FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
12/11/20130 Committee on Finance HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
12/11/20130 Committee on Finance HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
12/11/20130 Committee on Finance AMENDED   Action details Not available
12/11/20131 Committee on Finance REPORTED FAVORABLY   Action details Not available
6/13/20130 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
Title
Amending Chapter 19-2600 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Business Income and Receipts Tax," by providing certain exclusions; revising certain tax rates; and creating certain fresh food tax credits; and amending Chapter 19-1200 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Parking Tax," by providing for scheduled reductions in the rate of the tax and by making certain technical amendments; all under certain terms and conditions.

Body
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Chapter 19-2600 of The Philadelphia Code is amended to read as follows:
CHAPTER 19-2600. BUSINESS INCOME AND RECEIPTS TAX.

§19-2601. Definitions.

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Contractor. A person whose business is furnishing labor or both labor and materials in connection with all of any part of construction, alteration, repair, or demolition of buildings, roads, bridges, sewers, water and gas mains, and every other structure, as an improvement, alteration, or development of real property. For purposes of this definition, a person is a "contractor" regardless of whether the person is a general contractor or a subcontractor.

Receipts. Cash, credits, property of any kind or nature, received from conducting any business or by reason of any sale made, including resales of goods, wares or merchandise taken by a dealer as a trade-in or as part payment for other goods, wares or merchandise or services rendered or commercial or business transactions, without deduction therefrom on account of the cost of property sold, materials used, labor, service or other cost, interest or discount paid or any other expense. For the purpose of determining receipts from the business of insurance, such receipts shall mean those from premiums received from risks within the city of the first class, whether by mutual or stock companies, domestic or foreign, without any deductions therefrom for any cost or expenses whatsoever; except, premiums shall not include return premiums, divide...

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