IRS Building in Washington D.C.
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Taxation

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  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — This afternoon, the conference committee appointed to reconcile the different versions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1) released their conference report. In response, National League of Cities (NLC) President Mark Stodola, mayor…

U.S. Capitol Building
U.S. Capitol Building
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — December 2, 2017 — Early this morning, the U.S. Senate passed its version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1). The bill lowers the corporate tax rate and doubles the standard deduction, but limits or eliminates some deductions,…

U.S. Capitol Building
U.S. Capitol Building

On November 28, 2017, the National League of Cities sent this letter to Congress signed by almost 800 local elected officials and city advocates urging Congress to invest in cities as the tax reform and Fiscal Year 2018 appropriations…

  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — November 16, 2017 — Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1). The bill introduces a new structure of income tax brackets, a lower corporate tax rate, nearly doubles the standard deduction and…

U.S. Capitol Building
U.S. Capitol Building
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — November 2, 2017 — Today, leadership in the House of Representatives coalition released details on its long-awaited tax reform plan. As proposed, the bill introduces a new structure of income tax brackets, a lower corporate tax rate…

U.S. Capitol Building
U.S. Capitol Building
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON —October 26, 2017 —Today, the House narrowly approved the $4 trillion fiscal year 2018 Senate Budget Resolution, which includes reconciliation instructions that removes the threat of filibuster from forthcoming tax reform legislation.…

U.S. Capitol Building
U.S. Capitol Building
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — October 19, 2017 — Today, the Senate passed an amendment proposed by Senator Capito (R-W. Va.), which jeopardizes the deductibility of state and local taxes (SALT). In response to today’s announcement, NLC President Matt Zone,…

U.S. Capitol Building
U.S. Capitol Building
  • CitiesSpeak

For years, local authorities have tangled with online retailers over sales tax collection within communities. But this fall, a new development in a blockbuster Supreme Court case could force the issue into the national spotlight.

In Quill…

The Supreme Court, by Getty.
The Supreme Court, by Getty.
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — September 27, 2017 — Today, the “Big 6” coalition released a tax plan that broadly outlined goals for tax reform. The plan suggests that most itemized deductions would be eliminated to offset lower tax rates, which will likely…

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin and Gary Cohn
Treasury Secretary Mnuchin and Gary Cohn
  • Issue Brief

NLC calls on Congress and the President to preserve the state and local tax (SALT) deduction. Learn more about how SALT helps cities provide essential services to below and join NLC in our efforts to to protect the state and local tax deduction…

Treasury
Treasury