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Tax Calculator: How Gov. Wolf's Budget Would Affect You In Allegheny County

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Gov. Tom Wolf delivers his proposed 2015-16 budget address to the Pennsylvania Legislature on March 3.

Since Gov. Tom Wolf announced his ambitious budget proposal that would rework Pennsylvania’s tax structure, you may have simultaneously heard you will be better off and worse off under his proposal.

The administration said the average family of four will save 13 percent on its total tax bill, while the Commonwealth Foundation, a conservative-leaning think tank in Harrisburg, said an average family of four will pay about $1,400 more under Wolf’s proposal.

Confusing, isn’t it?

PublicSource created a tax calculator for residents in Allegheny County specifically so you can explore how the Democratic governor’s plan would affect you, without any political spin.

Read more at the website of our partner PublicSource.