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03.31.17

Eleven Labor Organizations, Including IFPTE, Oppose Bill to Block States and Localities from Collecting Income Taxes

IFPTE has joined ten other unions in urging the House Judiciary Committee to oppose HR 1393, the so-called 'Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act'.

Specifically, the bill would prevent State and Local governments across the country from collecting existing local income taxes from some workers who work inside these governments' own jurisdiction.

The letter informs lawmakers that among the many problems with the legislation, it will, "disproportionately reduce tax revenues in certain affected states thereby reducing their ability to invest in education, health care, job training, infrastructure, and other vital public services."

Read the full letter here

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