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It Better Be Fixed

by Donald B. Hoyt, Esquire Attorney Donald B. Hoyt and Assistant York City Solicitor Jason Sabol recently obtained a legal victory from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court concerning whether freight brokerage services are taxable under the York City’s Business Privilege tax [BP tax], or whether they fall within the “public utility” exception of the Local Tax …

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Under (Storm) Water

By John J. Baranski, Jr., Esquire The new regulations (Federal, state and local) designed to protect the Chesapeake Bay are requiring increased efforts to control and retain storm water run-off.  Small, on-lot detention facilities, such as seepage pits and rain gardens, are becoming more and more common in new construction, and are in addition to …

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Pay Up or Else

by Charles A. Rausch, Esquire Since its passage seven years ago, the Right-To-Know (RTK) Law has spawned a ton of lawsuits interpreting its provisions.  The latest lawsuit involves a fight involving a request to the Department of Education for records between the former Secretary of Education and Penn State Board members and administrators over the …

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