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The Department of Finance is responsible for providing many services to the City of Pittsburgh. One of its largest responsibilities is managing the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) operating cash. In addition, Finance handles the capital, bond and pension funds while providing revenue tracking for reporting to the Controller's Office. Finance also bills and collects all self-assessed taxes and related record maintenance and handles City-wide contracts.
Another of our primary responsibilities is billing and collecting Real Estate Taxes, which provides a major source of revenue to the City. We also manage Senior Citizen and Homestead Programs.
Information regarding Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) will be offered in the City County Building 2nd Floor – Ross Street elevators
CITY OF PITTSBURGH REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI): Information for the Installation, Maintenance, and Operation of Commercial Advertising on certain designated City Assets
The City of Pittsburgh (“City”) acting through the Finance Department is seeking information from professional service providers who are experienced in internal and external Media Services, marketing, partnerships and sponsorships. The City seeks information to manage/operate new and existing Media assets that are clean, safe and attractive, in convenient locations to serve the needs of both residents and visitors. The City would require the respondents to solicit partnerships and sponsorships for City wide assets, events and initiatives with the objective of improving the quality of life and image of the local communities. The respondents would also be given the opportunity to provide all of the City’s Media Services on an exclusive basis.
Below you will find links to the Request For Information and Appendix F: (MBRO) Design Criteria and Standards.
You can pay your City, School District of Pittsburgh, and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Real Estate Taxes online by electronic check. There is a flat $1.25 convenience fee for this service.
IF YOU PAY BY CREDIT CARD, IT MAY COST MORE: You can also pay by credit card (we accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover Card.) However, there is an additional fee of 2.35% of the total amount charged. This fee is paid to the processor and no part of the fee goes to the City. CLICK HERE to pay online.
Minimum Wage Employer Recognition Program
The City of Pittsburgh's Minimum Wage Employer Recognition Program recognizes small, locally owned businesses for increasing their employees' hourly minimum wage to at least $10.10 and $3.93 for tipped employees. To learn more about the program and apply for participation, please download the regulations and application form below.