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File #: 130586    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: LAPSED
File created: 9/12/2013 In control: Committee of the Whole
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Amending Chapter 19-1300 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Real Estate Taxes," by limiting the exemption of certain real estate taxes for improvements to, or construction of, certain real properties; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Goode
Indexes: REAL ESTATE TAX
Code sections: 19-1300 - Real Estate Taxes
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 13058600.pdf
Title
Amending Chapter 19-1300 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Real Estate Taxes," by limiting the exemption of certain real estate taxes for improvements to, or construction of, certain real properties; all under certain terms and conditions.

Body
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Chapter 19-1300 of The Philadelphia Code is amended to read as follows:

CHAPTER 19-1300. REAL ESTATE TAXES

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§19-1303(2). Authorization to Offer Exemption from Real Estate Taxes on Improvements to Residential Properties.

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D. Exemption Amount.

(1) The exemption from real estate taxes shall be limited to that portion of the additional assessment attributable to the actual cost of improvements to eligible property.

(a) The exemption from real estate taxes shall be limited [so] to that improvement for which an exemption has been requested in the manner set forth below, and for which a separate assessment has been made by the Board of Revision of Taxes.

(2) The exemption from real estate taxes shall apply both to City and School District of Philadelphia taxes, provided that, with respect to applications for exemption filed on or after July 1, 2014, the exemption shall apply solely to City taxes.

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§19-1303(4). Authorization to Offer Exemption from Real Estate Taxes on New Construction of Residential Properties.

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D. Exemption Amount.

(1) The exemption from real estate taxes shall be limited to that portion of the assessment valuation attributable to the cost of construction of the new eligible dwelling unit.

(2) The exemption from real estate taxes shall be limited to that construction for which an exemption has been requested in the manner set forth below, and for which a separate assessment has been made by the Board of Revision of Taxes.

(3) The exemption from real estate taxes shall apply both to City and School District of Philadelphia taxes, provided t...

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