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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

Tax Policy

Rep. Larson is fighting for fair tax reform.

The current Republican Plan, released in November 2017 is the opposite of that, it its an attack on Connecticut's Middle-Class. Read what Rep. Larson has done to oppose it below. 

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September 28, 2018 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) fought back against Republicans attacks on Social Security and Medicare in order to pay for their harmful tax bills.
September 13, 2018 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement from today’s Ways and Means Mark Up on the Republican Tax Plan 2.0.
September 12, 2018 Press Release
Today, Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01) and Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) announced that the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (CTCPA) Executive Director Bonnie Stewart sent a letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in support or their effort to clarify how homeowners with crumbling foundations can receive federal tax relief through the casualty loss deduction.
September 10, 2018 Press Release
Today, Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01) Ranking Member on the Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee released the following statement on the Republican agenda to make the State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction cap of $10,000 permanent Thursday in the Ways and Means Committee.
August 24, 2018 Press Release
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) criticized the Treasury Department’s new proposed regulations targeting state and local tax deduction (SALT) states after they were released yesterday.
August 23, 2018 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) issued the following statement after the Treasury Department released new proposed regulations targeting SALT states.
July 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington DC – Today, Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01) issued the following statement in response to the proposed health insurance rate increases for 2019, currently being reviewed by the Connecticut Insurance Department.

June 21, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, two bipartisan bills lead by Rep. John B. Larson that focused on common-sense solutions were favorably reported out the Ways and Means Committee. The two bills were the Improving Social Security’s Service to Victims of Identity Theft Act (H.R. 6084) and the Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment Transparency Act (H.R. 6138).

“Medicare and Social Security are our country’s greatest insurance programs that millions of Americans, especially seniors, rely on nationwide. These are two bipartisan solutions that will help strengthen both programs.

May 24, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) joined Ranking Member Richard Neal (MA-01) in introducing the Improving Access to Good Jobs for Parents Act in the Ways and Means Committee as an amendment to the JOBS for Success Act (H.R. 5861) reauthorizing the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. The amendment is aimed at ensuring that parents who receive TANF gain the skills and training that will allow them to gain long-term economic security.

 

May 12, 2018 Event

HOMEOWNERS: Learn More About the IRS Casualty Loss Deduction for Crumbling Foundations Repairs

 

Congressman John B. Larson, Congressman Joe Courtney, and IRS Senior Stakeholder Liaison Joseph S. McCarthy areb hosting a seminar on the IRS Casualty Loss Deduction and the crisis of deteriorating residential concrete foundations

Location:

Ellington High School

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