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Press Release: Nevada Business Organizations Join Legal Challenge of Legislative Tax Extensions

The Retail Association of Nevada, Nevada Trucking Association, Nevada Franchised Auto Dealers Association, and the National Federation of Independent Businesses announced today they have joined the lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of tax and fee increases passed without a two-thirds majority in both houses by Governor Steve Sisolak and Democratic Leader Nicole Cannizzaro during the 2019 Legislative Session. The potential consequences, should SB551 and SB542 be found constitutional, are not limited to the taxes passed in the 2019 session but rather could subject many more Nevadans to the commerce tax or raise property taxes and many other fees all on a simple majority vote. (Continue Reading)