SALT Cap Changes Still in Play as Democrats Trim Biden Plan (1)

Oct. 20, 2021, 5:19 PM

The scaled-back spending package Democrats are wrangling over in Washington could still include a measure to expand or temporarily remove the cap on the federal deduction on state and local taxes.

House Ways and Means Committee Chair Richard Neal said addressing the $10,000 limit imposed by Republicans in their 2017 tax overhaul is still on the table. “Yes, it has to be,” Neal said when asked about it Wednesday.

New York Representative Hakeem Jeffries, a member of Democratic leadership, said Wednesday that SALT advocates will likely be able to get some changes to the tax break in the final ...

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