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September 23, 2016

September 23, 2016

Clinton proposes bigger tax hike on wealthiest estates; Trump campaign offers new details on passthrough rate: With the first presidential debate looming, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton unveiled a new proposal for a tax rate of up to 65 percent on certain high-value estates and Donald Trump’s campaign sought to clarify issues surrounding recent revisions to his proposal for taxing business passthrough income.

Ryan, Brady eye tax reform prospects for 2017: The two key architects of the House Republican tax reform blueprint said that they hope to push major tax legislation through Congress under the next presidential administration.

Senate taxwriters OK retirement plan changes: The Senate Finance Committee approved legislation aimed at expanding access to retirement account savings and simplifying plan administration for small businesses and multiemployer plans.


September 16, 2016
Trump unveils recalibrated tax plan

September 9, 2016
Lawmakers eye light tax agenda for September

September 6, 2016 - Special Edition

Contours of Trump, Clinton tax plans emerge as general election campaign unfolds

July 15, 2016
FAA reauthorization heads to the White House as Congress heads for the exit doors

July 8, 2016
House OKs measure to expand health savings account rules

July 1, 2016
FAA reauthorization won’t include energy extenders, Thune says

June 24, 2016 - Special Edition
House GOP tax reform blueprint proposes across-the-board rate cuts, move to territorial tax system

June 17, 2016
Hatch to pursue section 48 energy extenders package

June 10, 2016
Finance Committee aide advocates for corporate integration

May 27, 2016
Finance hearing looks at downstream consequences of debt-equity parity in corporate integration plan

May 20, 2016
Finance Committee, witnesses consider potential design issues in corporate integration plan

May 13, 2016
Hatch announces corporate integration hearing; Ways & Means subcommittee considers tax code improvements

April 29, 2016
Finance Committee mulls business tax reform options

April 22, 2016
Hatch eyes June release of corporate integration draft

April 15, 2016
Energy tax extender talks collapse, Senate set to approve ‘clean’ FAA tax title

April 8, 2016
Treasury issues anti-inversion guidance

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