News Releases - March 2024

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Treasurer Stacy Garrity Announces March 27 Unclaimed Property Auction

More than 4,350 items from Treasury’s vault will be available to bid on

Harrisburg, PA - Treasurer Stacy Garrity today announced that the next online auction of unclaimed property will take place on Wednesday, March 27. This auction includes jewelry, currency, precious metals, and many other items that have been safeguarded in Treasury’s vault for more than three years.

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Treasurer Stacy Garrity: House Committee Advances Bill to Allow Tax-Free Rollovers from PA 529 plans to Roth IRAs

HB 2119 will allow more flexibility for PA 529 plans and align state and federal tax policy

Harrisburg, PA - Treasurer Stacy Garrity today commended members of the Pennsylvania House Finance Committee for unanimously advancing House Bill 2119, which will allow rollovers of PA 529 College and Career Savings Program account balances into a beneficiary’s Roth IRA free of state taxes. HB 2119 is sponsored by Rep. Greg Scott (D-54) and Rep. Steve Samuelson (D-135).

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Treasurer Stacy Garrity Commends House for Passing Legislation to Strengthen PA 529 and PA ABLE

HB 1745 will create an employer tax credit for contributions to employees’ accounts

Harrisburg, PA - Treasurer Stacy Garrity today commended members of the Pennsylvania House for unanimously approving House Bill 1745, sponsored by Rep. Paul Friel (D-26), which will provide a tax credit for employers who contribute to PA 529 College and Career Savings Program accounts owned by their employees. The bill includes an amendment sponsored by Rep. Joe Emrick (R-137) to extend the same benefit to employers who contribute to employees’ PA ABLE Savings Program accounts. PA ABLE is a savings program for Pennsylvanians with disabilities.

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Treasurer Garrity Celebrates Senate Finance Committee’s Passage of Legislation to Reform Board of Finance & Revenue

Pro-taxpayer legislation will improve appeals process for Pennsylvania taxpayers

Harrisburg, PA - Pennsylvania Treasurer Stacy Garrity applauded the Senate Finance Committee’s approval of Senate Bill 1051 today. The legislation, sponsored by Sen. Scott Hutchinson (R-21), will streamline and improve the process of resolving tax disputes with the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue (DOR).


Treasurer Stacy Garrity Celebrates $100 Million PA ABLE Milestone with Partners In Progress at Highland Chocolates

Wellsboro, PA - Treasurer Stacy Garrity visited Highland Chocolates, a nonprofit chocolate factory and retail store owned by Partners In Progress, today to conclude her statewide tour to celebrate the PA ABLE Savings Program surpassing $100 million in assets. PA ABLE (Achieving a Better Life Experience) accounts are a tax-free way for Pennsylvanians with disabilities, and their families, to save without affecting eligibility for important benefits.