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Latest Taxpayer's Tab: Taxes for Trees
July 26, 2013
As NTUF continues to research new legislation for the BillTally project, this week's edition of the Taxpayer's Tab highlights some of the notable bills we've scored lately.
Featured in this week's "Wildcard" section is a proposal from Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) that would establish a new grant program to fund tree planting projects. H.R. 1807, the TREES Act, is designed to combat high energy useage by strategically planting trees to provide more shade in residential areas. It authorizes "such sums as may be necessary" to do so, but no estimate is available regarding how high that cost might be.
Also in the latest issue:
Also, NTUF is teaming up with the Tax Foundation to host an event honoring the life and work of renowned economist Milton Friedman. For more information on how you can participate in the Friedman Legacy Day festivities, follow the link here.
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