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Slot machine revenue leads to big tax reductions

By 69 News, (follow: @69news), news@wfmz.com
Published On: May 02 2013 07:00:00 PM CDT
Updated On: May 03 2013 05:48:53 PM CDT

Pennsylvania's gambling operations are giving taxpayers in our region a big break.

Pennsylvania's gambling operations are giving taxpayers in our region a big break.

The state says slot machine revenues will lead to $612 million in property and wage tax reductions for $2.5-million homeowners next year.

Allentown School District residents are some of the biggest winners.

Each homeowner will receive an estimated reduction of $500.

The financially-challenged Chester-Upland School District made out the best with reductions of $641 per homeowner.