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February 27, 2015

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February 27, 2015

Finance hearing focuses on boosting economic growth through tax reform: Witnesses at a Senate Finance Committee hearing on tax reform and economic growth advocated for a territorial system of international taxation and even suggested that Congress should look at some form of a consumption tax – an idea that is generally viewed as a nonstarter on Capitol Hill.

House OKs expanded section 529 provisions: The House of Representatives approved legislation that would expand the current-law rules governing section 529 savings plans for higher education expenses.

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February 2, 2015 - Special Edition
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January 30, 2015
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January 23, 2015
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January 16, 2015
Finance Committee forms tax reform working groups

January 9, 2015
House OKs dynamic scoring requirement, takes aim at PPACA employer mandate

December 19, 2014
Tax extenders bill becomes law

December 16, 2014 - Special Edition
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December 12, 2014
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December 5, 2014
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December 3, 2014 - Special Edition
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November 26, 2014
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November 21, 2014
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