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Pa. tax collections up through November

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So far this year Pennsylvania is collecting more in taxes than anticipated.

The state Department of Revenue on Friday said total tax collections for November were $2.2 billion, or $47.2 million above estimate.

The November total brings year-to-date collections to $11.4 billion, or $26.1 million over estimate.

Nearly every revenue stream is up for the current fiscal year, which began in July.

Sales tax receipts have totaled $4.3 billion through November, nearly $24 million more than anticipated.

Personal income tax revenue exceed budget projections by more than $10 million, with $4.7 billion collected through November.

And corporate tax revenue has totaled $812.9 million, which is about $9 million above estimate.

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cheryl December 6, 2017 12:11 pm

so what are they going to do with this extra money. I like to know.