4 States' Challenge To SALT Deduction Cap Dismissed

By Amy Lee Rosen (September 30, 2019, 6:22 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit by the states of New York, Connecticut, Maryland and New Jersey that challenged the $10,000 limit on state and local tax deductions enacted by the 2017 federal tax reform law.

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said he disagreed with the federal court's decision and was evaluating all options. (AP) Congress did not go beyond its 16th Amendment taxing powers by limiting the state and local deductions to $10,000 for single or jointly filing married taxpayers under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, U.S. District Judge J. Paul Oetken said.

"The court recognizes...

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