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Tax News & Views, published by the Deloitte Tax LLP Tax Policy Group in Washington, DC, provides a compact, reader-friendly perspective on the latest tax developments coming out of Congress affecting businesses and high-wealth individuals.

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December 19, 2014

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December 19, 2014

Tax extenders bill becomes law: President Obama signed legislation that retroactively extends for one year the bulk of the temporary tax deductions, credits, and incentives that expired at the end of 2013.

Hatch lays out principles for tax reform; Treasury official hints at possible White House plan: Just days after releasing a report on tax reform, Senate Finance Committee ranking member Orrin Hatch offered seven principles he thinks should guide the process; meanwhile, a Treasury official said the Obama administration may release a detailed business tax reform plan if doing so would help reform efforts on the Hill.

Finance Committee membership rosters for 114th Congress complete: Senate Finance Committee ranking Republican Orrin Hatch announced that GOP Sens. Dan Coats of Indiana, Dean Heller of Nevada, and Tim Scott of South Carolina will join the taxwriting panel when the 114th Congress convenes next month; Democratic leaders, meanwhile, announced that Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia will retain his spot on the panel even though their party will be in the minority next year.

A note on our publication schedule: Barring unexpected developments in tax policy before the start of 2015, this will be the last edition of Tax News & Views for this year.

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December 16, 2014 - Special Edition
Senate approves one-year tax extenders package; president’s signature expected

December 12, 2014
Senate extenders timetable in flux

December 5, 2014
Senate likely to accept House-passed extenders bill, Wyden says

December 3, 2014 - Special Edition
Extenders in limbo after White House nixes potential deal

November 26, 2014
Extenders in limbo after White House nixes potential deal

November 21, 2014
Ryan tapped as top House taxwriter

November 14, 2014
Party leadership elections dominate as Congress returns for lame duck session

September 23, 2014 - Special Edition
Treasury releases inversion guidance

September 19, 2014
Inversion guidance imminent, Lew says

September 12, 2014
Inversion debate resumes with no clear path forward

September 5, 2014 - Special Edition
Big plans – but little time – as Congress returns from August recess

August 1, 2014
Short-term highway funding fix heads to the White House

July 25, 2014
Senate taxwriters at odds on how to address inversions

July 18, 2014
Wyden open to near-term inversion bill as Treasury calls for immediate action

July 11, 2014
House and Senate taxwriters draw lines over highway funding fix

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