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New York State Education Department Office for Federal Legislation State and Local Tax Deductibility Files

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
These records document efforts by a coalition of state education departments to oppose elimination of the deductibility of state and local taxes on itemized federal income tax returns. These records, created by the Federal Legislation Unit to monitor and promote the State Education Department's position (commonly referred to as "SALT-D"), consist of correspondence, memoranda, reports, testimony, speeches, U-matic and VHS video tapes, and other documents.
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Quantity:
3 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1985-1987
Series Number:
15689

Arrangement

Alphabetical by subject.

Administrative History

These records document efforts by a coalition of state education departments to oppose elimination of the deductibility of state and local taxes on itemized federal income tax returns. The group asserted that deductibility amounted to an indirect federal subsidy to public education. These records were created by the Federal Legislation Unit to monitor and promote the position of the State Education Department on this issue, which was commonly referred to as "SALT-D".

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, testimony, speeches, two U-matic and one VHS video tapes, and other documents.

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