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Trump Nominates Mnuchin For Treasury Secretary As Ways And Means Gets To Work On Tax Reform
President-elect Donald Trump recently announced his intention to nominate financier Steven Mnuchin as Treasury secretary.
United States
20 Dec 2016
House Budget Would Provide Reconciliation Instructions For Potential Tax Changes
The House Budget Committee voted 20 to 16 on March 16 to approve a budget resolution that would give the House Ways and Means Committee authority to move tax legislation...
United States
31 Mar 2016
Obama Makes Final Budget Request To Wary Congress
The administration budget for fiscal year 2017 includes a broad range of aggressive spending proposals supporting President Obama's policy concerns.
United States
11 Feb 2016
Ways And Means Committee Kicks Off New Session With Hearing On Pro-Growth Reform
The Committee on Ways and Means announced last week that its first hearing of the new year will focus on pro-growth tax policies.
United States
5 Feb 2016
House And Senate Pass Budgets With Tax Reconciliation Instructions
Both the House and Senate have passed budgets that would allow the tax-writing committees to use reconciliation procedures to expedite tax legislation.
United States
20 Apr 2015
Obama Budget Includes $1.4 Trillion Net Tax Increase, Spending Increases
President Obama on Feb. 2 submitted a budget proposal for the government's 2016 fiscal year that includes a wide range of tax provisions designed to raise revenue...
United States
13 Feb 2015
House Rule Change Could Make Tax Cuts Easier
The new Republican-controlled Congress convened for the first time on Jan. 6, and Republicans in the House of Representatives immediately adopted a new rule for how to score tax legislation.
United States
22 Jan 2015
Congress Extends Expired Tax Provisions
Congress completed a flurry of last-minute tax bills on Dec. 16 by sending the president legislation that will retroactively restore nearly all of the tax provisions that expired at the end of 2013.
United States
7 Jan 2015
Top Treasury Tax Official Says Pass-Throughs May Not Need Rate Cut In Tax Reform
Grant Thornton LLP has been a strong advocate for taxing all business income at the same rate, regardless of entity.
United States
7 Jan 2015
Hatch Calls For Reforming Tax Code To Create Single Level Of Tax On C Corporations
Incoming Senate Finance Committee Chair Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, released a 340-page tax reform paper calling for eliminating the double tax on C corporations.
United States
7 Jan 2015
Legislation Increases Certain Penalties, Raises JCT Review Threshold
The change is effective for any refund claim that has not yet been reported by the IRS to JCT as of the date the bill is signed into law.
United States
7 Jan 2015
Congress Works Through Budget Showdown Over Debt Ceiling, Government Funding And Tax Reform
Congress appeared headed toward a government shutdown as the House voted on Sept. 29 to send a short-term government funding bill back to the Senate after attaching provisions to delay the implementation of health care reform for one year and repeal the medical device excise tax.
United States
8 Oct 2013
President Tweaks Tax Vision In 2013 Budget
The Obama administration submitted a budget proposal on Feb. 13 with trillions of dollars in proposed tax changes. The tax platform in the budget proposal is largely an amalgamation of provisions from earlier legislative initiatives and previous budgets, but it does include several significant new proposals affecting high-income individuals and multinational taxpayers.
United States
16 Feb 2012
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