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February 9, 2016 (Special Edition)

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February 9, 2016 (Special Edition)

White House releases fiscal year 2017 budget proposal: President Obama has released a fiscal year 2017 budget package which, like his previous tax-and-spending blueprints, proposes tax increases primarily targeting multinational corporations, the fossil fuel industry, financial services companies, and high-income individuals to pay for priorities such as tax relief for small businesses and lower- and middle-class individuals, as well as increased spending on “clean” transportation infrastructure projects, alternative energy research and development, cancer research, and an expansion of computer science education in elementary and secondary schools.


February 5, 2016
White House to propose $10-per-barrel oil tax in FY 2017 budget package

January 29, 2016
Senate taxwriters, White House focus on retirement savings

January 22, 2016
Hatch planning corporate integration discussion draft

January 15, 2016
Taxwriters elaborate on international tax reform agenda for 2016

January 8, 2016
Wide-ranging PPACA repeal bill heads to White House; Obama promises veto

January 4, 2016 - Special Edition
IRS extends PPACA information reporting deadlines

December 18, 2015
Congress approves, president signs combined extenders, appropriations package

December 15, 2015 - Special Edition
Negotiators unveil massive extenders package including some permanent business, individual provisions

December 11, 2015
Lawmakers buy more time to finish omnibus funding bill, extenders

November 20, 2015
Fate of tax extenders remains uncertain as lawmakers continue deliberations

November 13, 2015
Senate taxwriters weigh in on international tax reform, extenders

November 6, 2015
Kevin Brady tapped by House Republicans to lead Ways and Means Committee

October 30, 2015
Two-year budget deal – with streamlined audit rules for large partnerships – heads to White House

October 23, 2015
Ryan officially enters speaker’s race

October 9, 2015
House GOP leadership election postponed as McCarthy withdraws from speaker’s race

October 6, 2015 - Special Edition
OECD releases final BEPS reports

October 2, 2015
International tax reform-highway package hits pothole

September 25, 2015
Senate set to move government funding bill with extension of Internet tax moratorium

September 18, 2015
House taxwriters OK new tranche of permanent extenders provisions

September 11, 2015
New Highway Trust Fund revenue estimate presents possible speed bump for international tax reform

September 8, 2015 - Special Edition
End of recess starts countdown for action on highways, international tax reform

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