The Columbia Montour Chamber of Commerce

Leading Businesses, Leading Communities™

Located in the heart of Pennsylvania, Columbia and Montour counties offer all of the advantages of rural living with an outstanding quality of life. Vibrant communities such as Berwick, Bloomsburg, Danville, Millville, Benton and Catawissa are surrounded by rolling hills and relaxed country settings. Within minutes, residents and visitors have access to numerous shopping, dining, recreational and cultural opportunities. The Columbia Montour Chamber of Commerce invites you to learn more about these opportunities through its website. The two counties share a common history and current ties, providing an ideal setting to live, work and operate a business.

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Educational Tax Credit Program Expanded

As part of the final budget legislation passed last week, House Bill 1606 increases the amount of tax credits available in the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program by $25 million, providing a total of $175 million in both the EITC and Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) programs. The EITC program provides tax credits to […]

General Appropriations Bill Becomes Law

From PA Chamber of Business & Industry Last Sunday, Gov. Tom Wolf had a press conference announcing that he was going to let the General Appropriations bill that the General Assembly had sent him on June 30 become law without his signature. While Act 16A of 2016 was officially enacted at midnight on July 12, […]

Budget Bill Heads to Governor’s Desk Absent Revenue Package

Last week, in the days leading up to the end of the 2015-16 Fiscal Year, the House and Senate engaged in a back-and-forth with S.B. 1073 – the General Fund budget bill. First, the House voted 132-68 on a $31.55 billion spending plan that represented a 4.8 percent increase in spending, which House Republicans proposed […]

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