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August 7, 2015

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August 7, 2015

As Congress goes quiet, lawmakers face fall debates on highways, international tax reform: The summer congressional work period came to a close with lawmakers expected to return to Capitol Hill in September to address a highway spending bill that could be linked to international tax reform, the extension of expired tax provisions, and a number of “must-do” nontax items.

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July 31, 2015
Boustany-Neal ‘innovation box’ proposal sets up fall debate on international tax reform

July 29, 2015 - Special Edition
Boustany, Neal release ‘innovation box’ discussion draft for public comment

July 24, 2015
Senate reaches for long-term Highway Trust Fund bill as House stands by five-month patch

July 17, 2015
House OKs short-term highway patch with tax compliance offsets; Senate leaders mull multi-year package

July 10, 2015
Finance Committee tax reform working groups show their work

June 26, 2015
Consensus on long-term funding source for highways remains elusive

June 19, 2015
No consensus on highway funding sources at Ways and Means, Finance hearings

June 12, 2015
McConnell rules out comprehensive reform this year as lawmakers float international-only proposals

June 5, 2015
Hatch eyes end-of-June deadline for tax reform working groups

May 22, 2015
House OKs permanent research credit; Obama administration threatens veto

May 15, 2015
Some new details, but little clarity, on prospects for tax reform working groups, offsets for highway funding

May 8, 2015
Senate approves budget conference report

May 1, 2015
Budget conference report passes House

April 24, 2015
Budget conference committee holds public meeting; deal reportedly near

April 17, 2015
Estate tax repeal, permanent state and local sales tax deduction clear House

March 27, 2015
House and Senate clear 10-year budget plans, conference committee to follow

March 20, 2015
Finance hearing delves into international reform options

March 13, 2015
Senate taxwriters explore options to simplify the tax code through reform

March 6, 2015
Senate taxwriters look at tax reform and fairness

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