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Manufacturers Urged To Participate In Tax Reform Effort

Congressman Tom Petri is urging local manufacturers to participate in a congressional working group set up to collect and analyze input from the manufacturing sector on comprehensive tax reform. The bipartisan Ways and Means Working Group on Manufacturing is one of eleven working groups established by the House Ways and Means Committee as part of its effort toward comprehensive tax reform.  “There is no question that the tax code needs a thorough review,” said Petri.  “Manufacturing is a critical part of the U.S. economy, and Wisconsin is a major manufacturing state.” He notes the Sixth Congressional District traditionally ranks among the top in the country in terms of employment in manufacturing.  The working group emphasized the importance in receiving feedback from a “breadth of manufacturers” Public comments will be accepted through Monday, April 15, 2013.  For more on how to submit comments click here.