Pa. Looks Ahead After Voters OK Homestead Amendment

Law360, New York (November 9, 2017, 7:11 PM EST) -- Now that Pennsylvania voters have approved a constitutional amendment that could open the door to the elimination of property taxes for primary residences, the big question is: What happens next?

The amendment, approved by 56 percent of voters on Nov. 7, amends the state constitution to allow the General Assembly to create a law granting local jurisdictions the authority to exclude up to 100 percent of the assessed value of a primary residence when calculating real estate taxes. Currently, local jurisdictions can exclude up to 50...
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