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In This Week’s Tax News – 18.08.10

Friday, 10 August 2018 The Treasury Department released guidance, previewed yesterday in AALU’s Newswire, earlier this week concerning the 199A deduction for pass-through business owners created last year by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). While details from the 184-page proposal continue to be reported in the press, clarification is expected on multiple lingering…

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In This Week’s Tax News – 18.08.10

Topics: Tax reform

Friday, 10 August 2018 The Treasury Department released guidance, previewed yesterday in AALU’s Newswire, earlier this week concerning the 199A deduction for pass-through business owners created last year by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). While details from the 184-page proposal continue to be reported in the press, clarification is expected on multiple lingering…

AALU Submits Comments on SEC Standard of Care Proposal

Topics: SEC

On April 18th, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a standard of care proposal for broker-dealers and investment advisors that aims to reform the way that financial professionals serve retail investors for the sale of variable life and annuity products. The comment period ended August 7th, and AALU provided comments along with many of…

Treasury Releases Pass-through Deduction Regs

Topics: Passthrough taxation, Tax treatment

Treasury released proposed regulations on the Section 199A deduction for pass-through business owners created in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. AALU is currently analyzing the 184 pages of proposed regulations. We will provide follow-up analysis and information. H.R. 1 created a 20% deduction on qualified business income for owners of “pass-through businesses,” where income…

In This Week’s Tax News – 18.08.03

Topics: Congress, Tax reform

Friday, 03 August 2018 A vote on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court could be pushed back to October according to Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA). Both parties have requested a massive trove of records from Kavanaugh’s time in the White House under President George W. Bush, which could slow…

In This Week’s Tax News – 18.07.27

Topics: Congress, Tax reform

Friday, 27 July 2018 Breaking this morning, the federal government announced that second quarter GDP grew at 4.1%. Ways & Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) began vetting his Tax Reform 2.0 plan with his colleagues in the House Republican Conference. His rollout was light on details and accordingly met with a lot of questions. The…

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