Engineers Urge Pols To Ax Business Tax Simplification Act

Law360, New York (February 28, 2014, 4:09 PM EST) -- A union representing professional and technical engineers has joined nine other organizations, including the AFL-CIO, in urging lawmakers to block proposed legislation that would reduce the amount of business taxes paid to states and localities, it said Friday.

Last August, Republican lawmaker Jim Sensenbrenner introduced the Business Activity Tax Simplification Act to limit states from collecting taxes from out-of-state businesses, under the belief that such taxes unfairly impact small entrepreneurs. But in a letter sent to U.S. House members, the International Federation of Professional & Technical...
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