IRS Building in Washington D.C.
IRS Building in Washington D.C.

Taxation

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  • CitiesSpeak

While summer in Washington, D.C., is a time typically marked by six weeks of Congressional recess, the talk of tax reform is heating up in the nation's capital.

With the release of the anticipated House budget…

photo - Tax Reform: A Primer or Another False Start?
photo - Tax Reform: A Primer or Another False Start?
  • CitiesSpeak

The deduction plays a critical role in helping cities provide vital services such as healthcare, infrastructure improvement and public safety services to their citizens.

This post was co-authored by Brett Bolton…

photo - Local Leaders Take a Stand for the State and Local Tax Deduction
photo - Local Leaders Take a Stand for the State and Local Tax Deduction

As the state and local tax deduction has come under fire, we need Congress to defend this vital revenue source. This briefing will serve as a “101” to Congressional staff on how SALT is used in the states, counties and cities we represent and…

  • CitiesSpeak

Now is the time to create a fair, sound and economically-stimulating tax code that allows cities to thrive — but the administration's new plan raises major concerns for local governments nationwide.

This week,…

photo - Tax Reform: Growing the Economy Starts with Cities
photo - Tax Reform: Growing the Economy Starts with Cities
  • Press Release

Washington — The seven leading organizations that represent state and local governments at the federal level – the National Governors Association, National Association of Counties, National League of Cities, U.S. Conference of Mayors,…

The White House at dusk
The White House at dusk
  • Issue Brief

NLC calls on Congress and the President to close the online sales tax loophole by enacting e-fairness legislation. Learn more about how closing the online sales tax loophole will strengthen local businesses and join NLC in our efforts to advocate…

  • CitiesSpeak

This post is the final installment in a series expanding on NLC’s 2016 State of the Cities report.

Mayors have a love-hate…

Montana
Montana
  • CitiesSpeak

Our new weekly roundup of the latest reading materials filtered through an urban affairs lens.

Affordable Housing & Homelessness 9News: How Aurora is Tackling Homelessness August 16 Aurora, Colorado will allocate $4.5 million in…

Marijuana
Marijuana
  • CitiesSpeak

On May 24, the National League of Cities will join the International Economic Development Council in hosting an hour-long webinar on the ways these partnerships can advance local economic goals.

This is a guest post by Jeff Finkle, …

  • CitiesSpeak

Congressman Earl Blumenauer explains that the world of transportation is undertaking a radical change that makes vanishing fuel tax revenue the tip of the iceberg.

"Congress and the next administration need to provide real resources paired…

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