Resolution on the Federal Deductibility of State Taxes and Fees Exposed
The Resolution on the Federal Deductibility of State Taxes and Fees was adopted by ALEC's Tax and Fiscal Policy Task Force at the Spring Task Force Summit on May 17, 2008, approved by the ALEC Board of Directors June 2008. (Accessed on 1/28/16).
ALEC Resolution Text
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 ______ 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.
Adopted by the Tax and Fiscal Policy Task Force at the Spring Task Force Summit, May 17, 2008.
Approved by the ALEC Board of Directors June 2008.