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Lawmakers Extend Aviation Taxes For 15 Months
President Obama has signed a bill reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and extending aviation taxes for 15 months.
United States
25 Jul 2016
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As Election Season Looms, Congress Sets Stage For Future Tax Reform
Congress is working on a handful of significant tax issues that could prove very important for tax reform in 2017 and 2018.
United States
15 Jun 2016
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As Election Season Looms, Congress Sets Stage For Future Tax Reforms
Congress is working on a handful of significant tax issues that could prove very important for tax reform in 2017 and 2018.
United States
13 Jun 2016
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Senate Abandons Effort To Add Technical Corrections And Solar Energy To FAA Bill
The Senate last week abandoned efforts to craft a broader tax package to be included with a reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
United States
20 Apr 2016
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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
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Brady Lowers Expectations For Tax Reform After Winning Ways And Means Gavel
Brady's first order of business will be to help negotiate an agreement with the Senate over the 50-plus extender tax provisions that expired at the end of 2014.
United States
16 Nov 2015
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IRS Issues Second Notice On ‘Cadillac Tax' On High-Cost Employer-Sponsored Health Coverage
Employer-sponsored health plans that exceed certain cost thresholds will be subject to a 40% excise tax under Section 4980I, starting for taxable years beginning after Dec. 31, 2017.
United States
19 Aug 2015
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Congress Sends Tax Revenue Raisers In Highway Bill To President
Many of these tax changes are important to the firm and its clients, and the bill will quickly be signed into law by the president.
United States
9 Aug 2015
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Senate Tax Writers Approve 2-Year Extension Of Expired Provisions
The House and Senate are expected to begin negotiating a final compromise on the extenders after the August recess.
United States
9 Aug 2015
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House Votes To Pay For Highways With Mortgage Reporting And Limits On The Basis Of Inherited Assets
The House of Representatives voted 312 to 119 on July 15 to approve a highway spending bill that would raise $5 billion with a revenue title that expands reporting on mortgage interest...
United States
20 Jul 2015
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House Votes To Repeal Medical Device Excise Tax
The House voted 280–140 on June 18 to repeal the medical device excise tax. The bill (H.R. 160) now moves to the Senate, where it will face significant hurdles.
United States
25 Jun 2015
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Ways And Means Committee Votes To Repeal Medical Device Excise Tax
The House Ways and Means Committee approved a bill last week that would repeal the medical device excise tax. That legislation will go to the House floor the week of June 15.
United States
8 Jun 2015
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House Uses Tax Deadline To Highlight Estate Tax Repeal And Sales Tax Deduction
The thrust of the legislative effort was largely political, as most of the bills stand little chance of enactment this year.
United States
24 Apr 2015
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Republican Budget Committees Create Reconciliation Instructions For Tax Writers
The House and Senate Budget Committees both approved budget resolutions last week that would allow the tax-writing committees to use reconciliation procedures to expedite tax legislation.
United States
1 Apr 2015
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Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Challenge To Health Care Premium Tax Credits
Under Section 36B, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) created a new tax credit subsidy for certain taxpayers who obtain health insurance coverage under new state exchanges created by the law.
United States
19 Mar 2015
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IRS Issues Notice On Excise Tax On High-Cost, Employer-Sponsored Health Coverage
The IRS has issued a notice previewing future guidance and seeking comments from the public on the Section 4980I excise tax for employer-sponsored health plans that exceed certain cost thresholds.
United States
19 Mar 2015
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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
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Congress Holds Competing Votes On Tax Cut Extensions
The Senate on July 25 held competing votes on whether and how to extend the tax cuts currently scheduled to expire at the end of 2012, and House Republicans have introduced a separate version for a vote next week. The bills are not expected to lead to an agreement before the November elections, but the differences in the proposals do offer important insight into the outlook for eventual legislation.
United States
6 Aug 2012
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