The Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act has companion bills pending in both chambers of Congress. H.R. 2315 was introduced on May 14, 2015 by lead sponsors Representative Mike Bishop (R-MI) and Representative Hank Johnson (D-GA), and was referred to the House Judiciary Committee of which both lead sponsors are members. On June 17, H.R. 2315 passed out of the Committee on 23-4 vote and has since garnered tremendous bipartisan support with 175 co-sponsors and growing. For the record of the June 2nd House Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law hearing which includes testimony by COST President & Executive Director Douglas Lindholm on behalf of the 295-member Mobile Workforce Coalition, please click here.
The companion Senate bill, S. 386, was introduced on February 5, 2015 by Senator John Thune (R-SD) and Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and referred to the Senate Finance Committee. The bill currently has 45 bipartisan co-sponsors.
For more information or to join in the 307-member coalition effort, please contact COST’s Douglas Lindholm.