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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November 3, 2009

Below-estimate Sales Tax collections drove October's monthly shortfall. Overall year-to-date collections remain weak and a mid-year revenue gap may be likely.

October 1, 2009

Revenue collections in September continued to take a hit from the recession. The news was not all bad, however, as corporate taxes exceeded estimates for the first time since December 2008.

September 2, 2009

As the second month of 2009-10 has drawn to a close without a state budget, Pennsylvania has collected $3.3 billion for the fiscal year - $159 million lower than the first two months of last fiscal year.

July 2, 2009

Pennsylvania ended the 2008-09 Fiscal Year 11% short of estimated collections.  General fund collections in 2008-09 totaled $25.5 billion, the lowest total collections since 2005-06.

June 2, 2009

May's $287 million deficit was smaller than the shortfalls of March and April, but it is still 15% short of what the state expected to take in for the month.

Monthly archive