Minnesota Advertising Tax Hearing on Wednesday, February 27th at 7 PM CST

The Taxes Committee of the Minnesota House of Representatives will hold a hearing on Wednesday on Governor Mark Dayton’s tax reform proposal which would impose the sales tax on advertising and a broad range of other business services. The bill is HF677.

ANA is working with the Minnesota Communications Industry Coalition to defeat this bill. We will be submitting testimony to the Committee opposing a new tax on advertising. We urge you to contact the Committee to express your company’s opposition. We have prepared some talking points you may want to use in your contacts with the legislators.

This will be the first of several hearings on the Governor’s tax plan. It is critical that there is a strong statement of opposition from across the business community. 

The hearing will be held on Wednesday, February 27th at 7PM CST in Room 10 at the State Office Building. 

If you have any questions or information about the tax proposal in Minnesota, please contact Keith Scarborough (kscarborough@ana.net) or Dan Jaffe (djaffe@ana.net) in ANA’s Washington, DC office at (202) 296-1883.

Dan Jaffe has written more on the Minnesota tax issue on his blog.