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HILL TAX BRIEFING: House Dems Pursue Long-Shot SALT Cap Strategy

May 19, 2022, 10:08 AM

Lawmakers who hoped to raise the $10,000 deduction cap on state and local tax payments in Democrats’ stalled tax, climate, and social spending agenda are now looking to the annual government funding process.

Rep. Mikie Sherrill (D-N.J.), joined by Reps. Katie Porter (D-Calif.), Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.), Tom Malinowski (D-N.J.), and Tom Suozzi (D-N.Y.), sent a letter Wednesday to the House Appropriations Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee, asking it to provide SALT relief in its fiscal 2023 funding bill.

The letter asks the subcommittee to include language prohibiting the IRS ...