There is no Philadelphia wage tax return required unless wage tax was
not withheld by the employer. If tax was not withheld, you'll need the
2009 "Application for an Individual Earnings (Wage) Tax Account Number"
form, which can be downloaded at
The non-resident rate from 1/1/09 to 6/30/09 was 3.5%, from 7/1/09
to 12/31/09 was 3.4997%.
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, thereis a FAQ-
Q. Does the City of Philadelphia have a personal income tax, similar
to the state and federal personal income taxes?
A. Philadelphia does not impose a personal income tax. There are
business taxes if you are self-employed and there is a wage tax on
compensation earned by non-residents working in Philadelphia and on
residents of Philadelphia working anywhere. ***Normally, if wage tax
was withheld from your compensation, you do not need to file any tax
return for your earned income.*** Visit the "Plain Talk Tax Guide"
section of this web site for a detailed explanation of the various
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form to file.
Remember to take a credit against your NJ income tax.