Building Trades Seek Meaningful Debate on Puerto Rico Tax Increase Legislation
October 29, 2010
Puerto Rico Law 154 would impose special taxes on non-resident individuals and companies operating in Puerto Rico. The law would be detrimental to the skilled men and women in Puerto Rico construction trades unions since this could lead to a decrease in local jobs and infrastructure investment.
Michael Sullivan, President of the Sheet Metal Workers’ International Union, sent the following letter to the the Honorable Luis Fortuno, Governor of Puerto Rico, urging an open discussion surrounding the proposed law.