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  • Rep. Faso Supports Legislation to Provide Relief to New Yorkers Pre-paying Property Taxes
    Posted in Press Releases on January 18, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform

    Washington, D.C. – Representative John Faso (R-Kinderhook) joined a bipartisan coalition of his colleagues in introducing legislation to allow individuals who paid any or all of their 2018 property taxes in 2017 to deduct them on their current 2017 tax bill, regardless of when the taxes were assessed. Current IRS guidance states that only taxes that had been assessed in 2017 would be deductible. Representatives Lance (NJ-07) and Gottheimer (NJ-05) are primary sponsors of the legislation. The sup... Read more

  • Congressman Faso Statement on Tax Reform Vote
    Posted in Press Releases on December 18, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform

    Washington, D.C. - Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) released a statement indicating his intention to vote 'no' on the conference committee tax reform plan: "From the beginning, I wanted to support a tax reform plan that would increase economic growth, increase worker paychecks, incentivize small business investment and ensure New York families are better off. Unfortunately, this plan does not meet all of those criteria, and I will vote against the bill when it comes up for a vote. “I remain ... Read more

  • Rep. Faso Supports Maintaining College Affordability Tax Benefits
    Posted in Press Releases on December 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Tax Reform

    Washington, D.C. - Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) signed two letters sent to the tax reform conferees in support of maintaining tax benefits designed to make college more affordable. “Pursuing higher education has long been considered a path toward achieving the American dream,” said Faso. “We should promote and support access for those who want to continue their studies, whether at a traditional four-year college, in graduate school, or through a technical education. By maintaining these ... Read more

  • Faso Signs on to Bipartisan Plan that Includes SALT Fix
    Posted in Press Releases on December 11, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform

    Washington, D.C. - Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) signed on to a bipartisan plan that would fully reinstate the state and local tax deduction (SALT) currently left out of the House and Senate tax reform proposals. The plan also maintains the medical expense deduction and student loan interest deduction, which have been additional key concerns of Congressman Faso’s. “I want to support a tax reform bill, but I have consistently stated that I will only do so if a bill helps New York’s economy... Read more

  • Faso to Vote "No" on Tax Proposal
    Posted in Press Releases on November 15, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform

    Washington, D.C. - Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) today announced that he would not support the tax reform proposal in its current form: "There is no question that the federal tax code – with more than 70,000 pages of regulations - is broken. It is unfair to hardworking taxpayers, contains too many loopholes for special interests and is hampering the growth of our economy and ability of American workers to compete in the global economy. I have consistently stated that my goals for tax refo... Read more

  • Faso to Host Live Meeting on Tax Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on November 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform

    Washington, D.C. - Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) will host a live meeting on the current tax reform proposal on Tuesday, November 14 at 6:55PM. Congressman Faso said, "This live event will give me the opportunity to directly engage with residents of New York’s 19th Congressional District on this consequential issue. I am still carefully evaluating the House and Senate tax proposals and I look forward to hearing from my constituents to help me determine the best course of action for Upstat... Read more

  • Faso Seeks Local Input on Tax Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on November 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform

    "It is critical that I continue to receive input from local residents, elected officials and business leaders, as we work to fix our broken tax code. My goals for tax reform have always been to get our economy moving again, increase worker paychecks, incentivize small business investment and ensure New York families are better off. I am committed to fighting for hardworking taxpayers and creating a fairer tax code for all." Read more

  • Faso Releases Statement on Tax Reform Proposal
    Posted in Press Releases on November 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Debt and Deficits, Economy and Jobs, Tax Reform

    Washington, D.C. - Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) today released the following statement regarding the "The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act." "Every worker, family, and small business owner knows our tax code does not work, is too complicated, and forces them to send more of their money to Albany and Washington, D.C. than they should. My goal for tax reform is to get our economy moving again, increase worker paychecks, incentivize small business investment and ensure New York families are better off... Read more

  • Faso Votes No on House Budget Proposal
    Posted in Press Releases on October 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Debt and Deficits, Economy and Jobs, Tax Reform

    Washington, D.C. - Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) today released a statement following his vote against the House budget proposal, H.Con.Res.71, “Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027.” “I remain committed to the belief that we need comprehensive tax reform to benefit Upstate New York families and increase economic growth. We must provide middle class ... Read more

  • 75 Industry-Leading Organizations Write Congress in Support of Rep. Faso's Infrastructure Expansion Act
    Posted in Articles on October 11, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Debt and Deficits, Economy and Jobs, Tax Reform

    Washington, D.C. - On Tuesday, October 10, 2017, industry leaders across New York State sent a resounding message to New York's Congressional delegation that they are ready for Scaffold Law reform, and want their representatives to support Congressman John Faso's (R-Kinderhook) Infrastructure Expansion Act. You can find the text of the letter below, and the signed copy of the letter here. For the legislative text of H.R. 3808, the Infrastructure Expansion Act, click here. October 10, 2017 Dear N... Read more

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