Sunday, April 19, 2015

Committee of Seventy Asks Council Members to Hold BPT Legislation

Hearings continue tomorrow on the business privilege tax legislation proposed by Council members Maria Quinones-Sanchez and Bill Green, which would radically change the way business taxes are levied in the city.

Committee of Seventy Asks Council Members to Hold BPT Legislation

Hearings continue tomorrow on the business privilege tax legislation proposed by Council members Maria Quinones-Sanchez and Bill Green, which would radically change the way business taxes are levied in the city.

The two members have a piece defending the proposal in today's Daily News.

Committee of Seventy today asked the members to hold the bill for further review. Here is their letter.

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