HARRISBURG – The PA Senate approve legislation that would help local taxpayers benefit from school property tax discounts and extended payment deadlines. Senate Bill 1125 would give each school district the option to extend property tax discount periods and remove penalties for late payments through June 2021. Lancaster County Sen. Scott Martin said his bill would give school districts the power to help more taxpayers who are struggling financially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill now goes to the state House for consideration.

SEN. SCOTT MARTIN