Revenue Tracker

The Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center produces a variety of reports, policy briefs, and other publications on state budget and tax policy, health care policy, education policy, poverty and public welfare, the economy, and several related issues. Below is an archive of all PBPC publications to date.

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February 17, 2012

Pennsylvania’s revenue performance has been uneven this fiscal year due in part to a stubbornly slow growing economy and to policies that have cut the tax bills of big profitable corporations. After months of significant revenue shortfalls, however, January provided some hope.

January 19, 2012

Midway through the 2011-12 Fiscal Year, Pennsylvania continues to see an increase in revenue collections over last year, with growth in all tax streams except corporate collections. Still, revenues are trailing estimates.

November 3, 2011

Pennsylvania’s 2011-12 General Fund tax collections continue to show growth from a year ago, coming in $47 million, or 2.7%, higher in October than the same month in 2010-11.

October 5, 2011

Revenue collections in the first quarter of the 2011-12 Fiscal Year are running ahead of the same three-month period in 2010-11, despite missing official estimates. A change in the way the official revenue estimates were made may help explain why.

July 5, 2011

Pennsylvania ended the 2010-11 fiscal year with a $785.5 million revenue surplus, thanks to better-than-expected collections in most major tax categories. View our Revenue Tracker for the full fiscal year.

June 13, 2011

Better-than-expected General Fund revenue collections brought Pennsylvania's fiscal-year surplus to $539 million in May.

May 3, 2011

In some very good news for Pennsylvania’s budget, better-than-expected General Fund revenue collections have pushed Pennsylvania's fiscal-year surplus to $506 million in April.

April 4, 2011

Revenue collections in March came in better than legislative budget analysts expected. The report is good news. March and April are typically the biggest revenue months for the fiscal year.

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