Tax Summary for Travelers to Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania State Sales Tax: 6%
Philadelphia and Allegheny County (Pittsburgh) have an additional 1%
Pennsylvania Hotel Occupancy Tax: 6% + 1%
A City or County also has the ability to create their own tax
|Pennsylvania Exemption Procedures
There is an exemption for Pennsylvania 6% State Sales Tax (meals, etc).
There is no exemption for hotel occupancy tax.
Purchases must be paid for with a check or credit card in the name of the exempt organization.
To apply for exemption, REV -72 must be filled out. http://www.revenue.state.pa.us/revenue/lib/revenue/rev-72.pdf
Once approved, a multi-digit number (called a "75" number) will be assigned by the state, and
can be put on Form Rev-1220 AS for use when purchasing. http://www.revenue.state.pa.us