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  • Issue Brief

Now that the Supreme Court has overturned the “physical presence” test for remote sales tax collection requirements, cities need to make sure that they have a seat at the table and are working with state legislatures to…

Main Street
Main Street
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — June 21, 2018 — The leading organizations that represent state and local governments – The Council of State Governments, International City/County Management Association, National Association of Counties, National Conference of State…

Supreme Court of the United States
Supreme Court of the United States
  • Webinar

South Dakota v. Wayfair — 
What’s Next for Internet Sales Tax?

States and local governments hold their breath waiting for the Supreme Court to rule that they may require out-of-state vendors to collect…

Supreme Court of the United States Building
Supreme Court of the United States Building
  • Press Release

Advocacy efforts helped protect municipal bonds, private activity bonds and key tax credits, but falls short with SALT and advance refunding bonds

WASHINGTON — December 20, 2017 — Today, Congress passed the final version of…

Senate Votes on Tax Reform Bill
Senate Votes on Tax Reform Bill
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — This afternoon, the conference committee appointed to reconcile the different versions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1) released their conference report. In response, National League of Cities (NLC) President Mark Stodola, mayor…

U.S. Capitol Building
U.S. Capitol Building
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — December 2, 2017 — Early this morning, the U.S. Senate passed its version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1). The bill lowers the corporate tax rate and doubles the standard deduction, but limits or eliminates some deductions,…

U.S. Capitol Building
U.S. Capitol Building

On November 28, 2017, the National League of Cities sent this letter to Congress signed by almost 800 local elected officials and city advocates urging Congress to invest in cities as the tax reform and Fiscal Year 2018 appropriations…

  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — November 16, 2017 — Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1). The bill introduces a new structure of income tax brackets, a lower corporate tax rate, nearly doubles the standard deduction and…

U.S. Capitol Building
U.S. Capitol Building
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — November 2, 2017 — Today, leadership in the House of Representatives coalition released details on its long-awaited tax reform plan. As proposed, the bill introduces a new structure of income tax brackets, a lower corporate tax rate…

U.S. Capitol Building
U.S. Capitol Building
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON —October 26, 2017 —Today, the House narrowly approved the $4 trillion fiscal year 2018 Senate Budget Resolution, which includes reconciliation instructions that removes the threat of filibuster from forthcoming tax reform legislation.…

U.S. Capitol Building
U.S. Capitol Building