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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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July 18, 2019 Press Release
This week, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) cosponsored Congressional Review Act SALT Resolution, which would stop a Trump Administration Treasury Department Regulation from going into effect on August 12th.
June 25, 2019 Press Release
In today’s House Ways and Means Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee hearing, “Recent Limitations to the SALT Deduction & its Harm to Communities,” Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) highlighted how the cap of the State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction in the 2017 GOP Tax law forced Connecticut families to subsidize the tax breaks for the nation’s wealthiest one percent.
June 21, 2019 Press Release
Yesterday, the Ways and Means Committee marked up four bills that will provide tax relief for working-class Americans. Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) voted to report these bills favorably out of committee.
May 23, 2019 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) voted for the SECURE Act. The SECURE Act expands options for Americans to increase their retirement savings and expands the portability options for different retirement plans.
April 10, 2019 Press Release
Today, Reps. John B. Larson (CT-01) and Kenny Marchant (TX-24) introduced the Invest in America Act that would repeal the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act of 1980, which applies capital gains taxes to foreign persons who invest in U.S. real estate.
April 2, 2019 Press Release
Today, the Ways and Means Committee marked-up the SECURE (Setting Every Community Up For Retirement Enhancement) Act of 2019 and reported it favorably out of committee.
March 27, 2019 Press Release
In today’s Ways and Means Committee hearing, “The 2017 Tax Law and Who it Left Behind,” Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) highlighted how Connecticut middle-class families are paying more, while the wealthy get a tax break.
March 22, 2019 Press Release
Today, the U.S. Department of Treasury announced relief for taxpayers who have under-withheld this tax season.
February 19, 2019 Event
Rep. Larson is holding a public forum on how the Republican Tax Law is affecting CT residents.
February 15, 2019 Press Release
Today, Reps. John B. Larson (CT-01) the Volunteer Responder Incentive Protection Act of 2019 (VRIPA), a bipartisan bill that would exempt from taxation the benefits volunteer firefighters and emergency medical services (EMS) personnel receive from their communities.