Shea-Porter Supports Legislation Providing Tax Relief

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter voted in favor of the Tax Extenders Act of 2009.  This legislation, which passed the House 241 to 181, provides property tax relief to 30 million families, extends the R&D tax credit for approximately 11,000 corporations, and offers a tuition deduction that will help 4.5 million families better afford college.

“This bill will help families, businesses, and communities,” said Congresswoman Shea-Porter.  “The economic crisis has hit middle class families especially hard, and these tax cuts will help ease some of that burden.”

To read a full summary of the tax provisions provided in the bill please click here.