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Finance, Pensions & Intergovernmental Affairs Steering Committee
2016 Policy Briefs
Policy BriefUrge your Members of Congress to oppose any legislation that would eliminate or limit the tax-exempt status of municipal bonds
Policy BriefContact your House and Senate members and urge them to support legislation to permanently repeal the 40 percent excise tax on employer-sponsored health insurance that was included in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) passed in 2010.
Policy BriefContact your House and Senate members and urge them to oppose legislation that would grant certain industries (e.g. wireless, rental car, and online travel) preferential tax treatment and threaten the fiscal health of local governments.
Support Local Economies by Allowing the Collection of Existing Sales Taxes on Out-of-State Catalog and Online SalesACTION NEEDED: Contact your House and Senate members and urge them to support legislation that would allow counties to enforce their existing sales tax laws regardless of whether a purchase is made in a store, online or through a catalog retailer.
Oct. 19, 2017
As tax reform efforts heat up in Washington, D.C., we need your help to help preserve the state and local tax (SALT) deduction, which lawmakers have targeted for elimination to pay for the tax reform proposal. This would reverse over 100 years of tax policy, resulting in a $1.3 trillion federal revenue grab and threaten counties' ability to deliver services.
Press Release |
Sep. 27, 2017
In response to the release of the congressional and administration tax reform proposal “Unified Framework for Fixing Our Broken Tax Code,” the National Association of Counties issued the following statement. NACo Executive Director Matthew Chase said:
Vital deduction supports middle class homeowners and public services that benefit all citizens such as K-12 schools, law enforcement and public safety, transportation and infrastructure.
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Commissioner Broward County, Florida
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David Rabbitt (County & Tribal Relations)
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