A report by the Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs of the House of Representatives listed land value taxation as a key policy recommendation.
85% of Pennsylvanian homeowners pay less under split rate taxation than they did under traditional flat-rate taxes.
Following a large expansion in Pittsburgh's split-rate tax, their average annual building permit values increased by 70.4%, while 15 other cities had a 14.4% decrease in the same time period.
Pennsylvania's Success with Local Property Tax Reform: The Split Rate Tax
Land Value Tax