Resolution on the Federal Deductibility of State Taxes and Fees

Resolution on the Federal Deductibility of State Taxes and Fees

WHEREAS, in light of the states trying to address the growing property tax crisis and other revenue demands on their treasuries; and

WHEREAS, many replacement revenue sources are currently non-deductible for taxpayers at the federal level; and

WHEREAS, this unjustly enriches the federal government at the expense of taxpayers in the states, due to the deductibility standards of the Internal Revenue Service; and

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the state of {insert name} urges Congress to declare that any new state or local taxes, or fees that replace currently deductible taxes or fees shall be declared deductible at the federal level; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that copies of this resolution will be distributed to all Governors and members of the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives.

 

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