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REALTY TRANSFER TAX

This is Chapter 19-1400 of the Code of Philadelphia, titled “REALTY TRANSFER TAX .” It is part of Title 19, titled “FINANCE.” It contains 17 laws.

§ 19-1401
Legislative Findings.
§ 19-1402
Definitions.
§ 19-1403
Imposition of Tax. 217 Amended, 1988 Ordinances, p. 695 (Bill No. 164). Section 2 of Bill No. 164 states: "This Ordinance shall be effective July 1, 1988 and shall apply to any document made, executed, delivered or accepted or presented for recording on o
§ 19-1404
Exempt Parties.
§ 19-1405
Excluded Transactions.
§ 19-1406
Documents Relating to Associations or Corporations and Members, Partners, Stockholders or Shareholders Thereof.
§ 19-1407
Acquired Real Estate Company. 227 Amended, Bill No. 980303 (approved December 9, 1999). Section 2 of Bill No. 980303 states: "This Ordinance shall be effective for all transactions taking place on or after July 1, 2000."227
§ 19-1408
Credits Against Tax.
§ 19-1409
Statement of Value.
§ 19-1410
Civil Penalties. 228 The provisions of this Section "shall not take effect until such time as the City is authorized to impose such penalties by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania."1987 Ordinances, p. 606.228
§ 19-1411
Enforcement.
§ 19-1412
Regulations.
§ 19-1413
Payment of Tax.
§ 19-1414
Functions of Department of Revenue.
§ 19-1415
Recordation.
§ 19-1416
Prohibited Conduct.
§ 19-1417
Severability.