Revenue Tracker

The Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center produces a variety of reports, policy briefs, and other publications on state budget and tax policy, health care policy, education policy, poverty and public welfare, the economy, and several related issues. Below is an archive of all PBPC publications to date.

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March 2, 2011

Pennsylvania saw its General Fund collections dip in February, but receipts for the fiscal year are still $243 million, or 1.6%, higher than expected.

February 1, 2011

January revenue collections came in $73 million above estimate. For the 2010-11 fiscal year, Pennsylvania has a General Fund revenue surplus of $264 million.

January 4, 2011

Pennsylvania’s revenue collections are $191 million ahead of projections for the first six months of the 2010-11 Fiscal Year, boosted by stronger-than-expected collections in December. Collections are still well behind where they were at the midpoint of the 2008-09 Fiscal Year.

December 2, 2010

Pennsylvania's revenue collections fell slightly short of estimate in November, but for the first five months of the 2010-11 fiscal year, they are on the money, yielding a $14 million revenue surplus.

November 2, 2010

The state hit another bump in the road to economic recovery in October, with revenue collections falling $57 million, or 3%, short of estimate. Pennsylvania is still running a small surplus four months into the 2010-11 fiscal year.

October 5, 2010

Pennsylvania revenue collections during the first quarter of the 2010-11 Fiscal Year are nearly $76 million above estimates. While this is a positive sign, several factors could still prolong the state’s revenue crisis.

September 1, 2010

Through the first two months of 2010-11, General Fund revenues are $6 million, or 0.2%, over estimate.

August 3, 2010

With collections in for the first month of the new fiscal year, the Commonwealth took in $42 million, or 2.6%, more than it did a year ago, in July 2009.

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