November 20, 2015

Jason Fichtner Discusses Business Tax Reform

Jason J. Fichtner

Former Senior Research Fellow

Pennsylvania’s corporate income tax has the second highest rate in the country, at 9.99 percent. When added to the federal corporate tax, state corporations face a top marginal rate of 44.99 percent, putting businesses at a disadvantage and discouraging new businesses from moving here. This panel will focus on necessary reforms to the business tax structure and what steps can be taken to achieve them.