For those in states like New York , Jersey and California and in 2017?
Republicans took away deduction’s for these taxes ….
What’s happening: Key House Democrats projected confidence state and local tax relief, known as SALT relief, would be in the final version of their reconciliation package, despite not being in the White House framework released this morning.
“SALT will be the final bill.”
— Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.)
Another key SALT backer: Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) also indicated it would make it into the final version.
Why this matters: Getting SALT in the final bill is a big deal — and a major priority — for Democratic members in states with high property taxes such as New York, New Jersey and California. Our team chronicled the efforts to save it here.