This is Not the Time for a Tax Increase

By Governor Gary R. HerbertAs Governor, I have strongly encouraged congressional leadership to consider legislation to repeal the onerous proposed Medical Device Tax. The proposed tax places an undue burden on our medical technology manufacturers, in order to supplement the cost of PPACA.

Utah organizations like Dynatronics, Varian Medical Systems and the Utah Technology Council have expressed significant concerns about the impact of the proposed tax on their business and the overall economy of our state.

You can read their remarks in the following Main Street Business Journal article:
http://mainstreetbusinessjournal.com/articleview.php?articlesid=6251&volume=15&issue=19

As we navigate our way through this economic downturn as a nation, now is not the time to add or increase taxes.

My letter sent to legislative leadership: