Past NFIB/Nebraska Legislative Victories

Date: April 30, 2014

From The 2012 Session

  • Enacted individual income tax relief: A major accomplishment included the adoption of reductions in individual income tax rates that will save $70 a year for married couples with adjusted gross income of $50,000 and $145 for couples with income of greater than $100,000.
  • Passed employer job reference legislation: Established civil immunity to allow employers to provide job references for current or former employees without fear of legal action.
  • Extended property tax credits: Extend the Property Tax Credit program, which provides $110 million in direct credits to property tax payers.
  • Enhanced occupation tax restrictions: Limited the power of cities to impose occupation taxes by requiring voter approval before an occupation tax could be levied or increased to raise revenues beyond specified levels.

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