Senate Finance Committee Approves IRS Commissioner Nominee
The Senate Finance Committee (SFC) advanced President Donald
Trump’s nomination of Charles Rettig for IRS Commissioner. The SFC
approved the nomination on July 19 by a 14-to-13 party line vote.
Trump, House GOP Lawmakers Discuss Tax Cuts 2.0
President Donald Trump and House GOP tax writers
discussed "Tax Cuts 2.0" in a July 17 meeting at the
White House. The next round of tax cuts will focus primarily on the
individual side of t...
Ways and Means GOP, White House Crafting Tax Cut 2.0 Outline
House Republicans and the Trump Administration are working together
to craft a tax cut "2.0"outline, the House’s top tax writer
has said. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady...
Wyden Report Critiques GOP’s Tax Reform
The Senate Finance Committee’s (SFC) leading Democrat has released
a report critiquing Republicans’ 2017 overhaul of the tax code. The
report, focusing primarily on international tax refor...
Tax Reform Hurts Homeowners, House Democratic Report Says
Homeowners will be hurt financially by last year’s tax reform,
according to a new House Democratic staff report. The report
alleges that real estate developers will primarily benefit from the
Final Regulations Target Tax-Motivated Inversion Transactions
The IRS has issued final regulations that target tax-motivated
inversion transactions and certain post-inversion tax avoidance
transactions. The final regulations retain the thresholds and
Tax Preparer’s Obstruction Conviction Vacated
The Fifth Circuit vacated a tax preparer’s conviction for
obstructing tax administration. The conviction was no longer valid
in light of C.J. Marinello,
SCt., 2018-1 ustc &pa...
National Taxpayer Advocate Releases Mid-Year Report
National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson has released her mid-year
report to Congress. The report contains a review of the 2018 filing
season, and identifies the priority issues the Taxpayer Advocate