Ocasio-Cortez Says She’s Open to Review SALT Cap, Opposes Repeal

Sept. 17, 2021, 6:05 PM

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez indicated she’s open to raising the limit on the federal deduction for state and local taxes, or SALT, but she opposes a full repeal.

“We should not endorse a full 100% repeal of SALT caps,” the New York progressive tweeted Friday. “I am open to taking a look at SALT and addressing concerns for families put under the squeeze in high cost of living areas.”

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
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The deduction has emerged as a point of contention among Democrats as they work on a $3.5 trillion package that compromises much of President Joe Biden’s economic agenda.

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