Ending Tax Exemption Mistakenly Added to House Bill, Sponsor Says
Eliminating the tax exemption for credit unions was mistakenly included in the House bill that contains the seven immediate reforms recommended by the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, its sponsoring congressman said Wednesday afternoon.
“We regret that the credit union exemption was unintentionally included in the ‘phase-out’ section of H.R. 6474. It was intended it to be included in the ‘maintained’ section of the bill,” said Anthony Foti, spokesman for U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross (R-Fla.)