Department of Revenue Certification of Funds

DEC. 1, 2020

The Department of Revenue certification of funds available under the Military Installation Remediation Program.

THE SECRETARY (717) 783-3680

December 1, 2020

Honorable Jen Swails
Secretary of the Budget
Governor’s Budget Office
238 Main Capitol Building
Harrisburg, PA 17120

Dear Secretary Swails:

I hereby certify, pursuant to section 3 of the act of November 27, 2019 (P.L. 695, No. 101) (73 P.S. § 850.351(g)), known as the Military Installation Remediation Program (MIRP), $15,473,533.18 in General Fund revenue is attributable to the MIRP for calendar year 2019.

$3,165,608.34 was reported by the Military Installation Remediation and Infrastructure Authority as the local effort for calendar year 2019. Pursuant to law, certified funds transferred to the MIRP fund may not exceed 500% of the local taxes and additional money designated and transferred to the qualified authority by a municipality or municipal authority during the year.

The amount of state taxes paid, less any state tax refunds received, by qualified businesses and contractors filing reports with the Department of Revenue and attributable to the designated parcels within the MIRP between January 1 and December 31, 2019, total $15,473,533.18.

The certified taxes do not exceed the funding cap of $15,828,041.70 for this program year.

Respectfully,

C. Daniel Hassell
Secretary of Revenue

cc: Amy Gill, Deputy Secretary for Tax Policy
Matt Forti, Economic Development Coordinator

MILITARY INSTALLATION REMEDIATION PROGRAM
STATE RECORD
PROGRAM YEAR: 2019
TAX PERIOD: January 1 to December 31, 2019

$ 13,666,498.36 Total business trust fund taxes attributable to the MIRP, including employer withholding and sales/use tax from businesses and contractors.

$ 2,170,029.57 Total corporate taxes and miscellaneous taxes attributable to the MIRP, including personal income tax, bank shares tax, realty transfer tax.

$ ( 362,994.75) Total refunds granted to taxpayers reducing MIRP taxes attributable to the MIRP.

$ 15,473,533.18 Total aggregate amount of state tax remittances certified by the Department of Revenue as attributable to the MIRP for program year 2019.

95 Total unique MIRP tax reports from businesses and contractors identified as within the MIRP by the Military Installation Remediation and Infrastructure Authority were received by the September 1 filing deadline.

120 Total unique MIRP tax reports required to be filed, by businesses and contractors identified by the authority.