Tax reform

In This Week’s Tax News – 18.12.07

Topics: Congress, Tax reform

Friday, 07 December 2018 Legislative progress slowed in Washington this week in remembrance of President George H.W. Bush. The House cancelled votes for the week, but not before advancing a two-week stopgap spending measure that extends the deadline for passing a government spending bill to December 21st. This will give Democrats and Republicans more time…

In This Week’s Tax News – 18.11.16

Topics: Congress, Tax reform

Friday, 16 November 2018 The midterm election results are looking better for Democrats after a number of unsolved races were called over the last week. In the House, Democrats have now picked up 31 seats, giving them a 231-198 advantage with 6 races yet to be called. In the Senate, Democrat Kristen Sinema’s victory in…

In This Week’s Tax News – 18.11.09

Topics: Congress, Tax reform

Friday, 09 November 2018 While the 116 Congress will not convene until January, the freshman class will arrive in D.C. next Tuesday to begin their orientation. As of this morning there are twelve House races and three Senate races still too close to call, but regardless of their outcome this group of new lawmakers will...

In This Week’s Tax News – 18.11.02

Topics: Congress, Tax reform

Friday, 2 November 2018 Listen in as AALU’s tax counsel Ken Kies and Jeff Ricchetti provide insights into Tuesday’s midterm elections. Along with Josh Caron from AALU, they discuss how many seats the Democrats might pick up in the House, how the Republicans will hold the Senate, and what affect the President will have as...

In This Week’s Tax News – 18.10.19

Topics: Congress, Tax reform

Friday, 19 October 2018 The IRS and Treasury’s Office of Tax Policy said that implementing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) would be its top priority for FY 2019. The top 17 regulatory priorities include guidance on the new 20% deduction for pass-through business owners and guidance on the computation of estate and gift…

In This Week’s Tax News – 18.10.12

Topics: Congress, Tax reform

Friday, 12 October 2018 Yesterday, Senators reached a deal to advance the nominations of fifteen circuit and district judges. Both the House and Senate are now in recess until November 13th and the campaign for control of Congress is fully and personally joined by all the incumbents. Election Countdown: There are 25 days until the…

In This Week’s Tax News – 18.10.05

Topics: Congress, Tax reform

Friday, 05 October 2018 With government funding secured through December 7th, the House is in campaign mode through the midterms with control of the chamber at stake. The Senate remains in Washington, D.C. working through the contentious nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. A vote is expected tomorrow or Sunday. The Senate…