In a comment letter, the ICI claimed that the proposed reduced rebate would substantially increase the cost of funds' portfolio transactions. The ICI said that at the very least any reduction of the rebate on stock transfer tax must not apply to Investment Company Act-registered funds. The ICI further argued that any reduction in the rebate to funds would impact investors, specifically "average Americans saving for their long-term needs."
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