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Stuart Meissner on Tax Reform

 

 


Raise property tax deduction to $20,000

Regarding Trump's legislation limiting property tax deductions to $10,000, Meissner was against it. However, he placed the blame for its passage on Booker, saying "For all his talk of reaching across the aisle, when it came to it he actually burned the aisle." He claimed that because of Booker's animosity towards Trump, the bill went through. "We didn't have a voice." Meissner wants the deductible raised to $20,000.
Source: Jewish Link NJ e-zine on 2020 New Jersey Senate race , Jan 22, 2020

Remove cap on federal deductions for local taxes

One quibble Meissner has with Trump is over the 2017 tax bill that capped the state's so-called SALT deduction at $10,000. Like many state politicians from both parties, Meissner wants to do away with the cap. And he suggests that one reason it came about was because there were not enough Republicans representing impacted states like New Jersey to negotiate a better deal.
Source: InsiderNJ.com on 2020 New Jersey Senate race , Dec 12, 2019

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