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Tax Planning For Tax Reform: What You Should Be Doing Now
Republican control of both the White House and Congress has created a historic opportunity for sweeping tax reform.
United States
21 Jun 2017
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
Massachusetts Enacts Tax Amnesty Program, Further Delays FAS 109 Deduction, And Increases Earned Income Credit
On July 17, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed the state's budget bill for the upcoming 2016 fiscal year.
United States
20 Aug 2015
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
House And Senate Tax Writers Pass Competing Revenue Offset Packages
The House and Senate tax writing committees have approved different packages of revenue offsets to pay for a short-term extension of highway funding.
United States
24 Jul 2014
Appropriators Looking For Nearly $100 Billion In Revenue Raisers For Highway Bill
The leaders of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee have reached a tentative agreement on a transportation spending outline.
United States
29 Apr 2014
Camp Set To Release Full Tax Reform Bill This Week
House Ways and Means Committee Chair Dave Camp, R-Mich., indicated last week that he plans to release a full tax reform bill as early as Feb. 26.
United States
1 Mar 2014
SALT Outlook, Trends And Predictions For 2014
The "red state" / "blue state" phenomenon that has divided America in recent years and has made federal governance so challenging is dramatically impacting tax policies in the states.
United States
3 Feb 2014
Report Released On Proposed Amendments To Multistate Tax Compactís Division Of Income Provisions
Professor Richard Pomp has released a detailed document, termed the Report of the Hearing Officer, which analyzes proposals and makes recommendations for amending key provisions of Article IV of the Multistate Tax Compact.
United States
21 Nov 2013
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
Tax Writers Done Teeing Up Tax Reform But Set No Timetable For Legislation
Congressional tax writers are nearing the end of a two-year process of setting the stage for tax reform through hearings and discussion drafts, but have yet to announce any plan to actually begin marking up a bill.
United States
10 Jul 2013
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