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If California is worried about losing the SALT deduction, it should cut income taxes

If California is worried about losing the SALT deduction, it should cut income taxes

To the editor: Los Angeles City Controller Ron Galperin’s op-ed article deserves close examination. (“The GOP's tax plan is terrible for Los Angeles,” Opinion, Nov. 29)

He cites the Joint Committee On Taxation as proof that 10 years from now, federal income taxes will increase for individuals earning less than $75,000. Further, federal taxes will increase by about 25% for people earning less than $30,000. I assume Galperin looked out so far because he expects the cuts in rates to individuals in the plan to be eliminated in eight years.

But will Congress...

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