Tax News & Views

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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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October 5, 2018

Rettig sworn in as IRS commissioner
Charles Rettig was sworn in as the new commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, bringing to a close a confirmation process that had stretched out over nearly eight months.

Five-year FAA reauthorization clears Senate, heads to the White House
The Senate approved and sent to President Trump a House-passed bill that would reauthorize for five years the Federal Aviation Administration and the related excise taxes that provide the agency’s dedicated revenue stream.

October 5, 2018


September 28, 2018
House approves Tax Cuts 2.0 package

September 21, 2018
House bill addresses sales tax collection on ‘remote’ transactions post-Wayfair

September 14, 2018
Tax Cuts 2.0 package clears Ways and Means Committee

September 7, 2018
House GOP leaders moving ‘full steam ahead’ on Tax Cuts 2.0 as new details emerge

August 31, 2018
Deloitte Tax looks at executive comp guidance

August 17, 2018
Policy disputes leave Senate confirmation process for key Treasury, IRS nominees in flux

August 10, 2018
Deloitte Tax looks at IRS guidance on transition tax, bonus depreciation, passthrough deduction

August 3, 2018
Talk of regulatory action on capital gain indexing gets mixed reactions from taxwriting leaders

July 27, 2018
Brady releases bare-bones Tax Cuts 2.0 outline

July 20, 2018
Tax Cuts 2.0 outline to be released week of July 23, Brady says

July 13, 2018
Ryan expects year-end vote on tax cut technical corrections

June 29, 2018
Brady hints at content, timing of Tax Cuts 2.0 package

June 22, 2018
House GOP budget writers OK blueprint calling for Tax Cuts 2.0, reconciliation spending cuts

June 15, 2018
House Appropriators OK FY 2019 IRS budget, Senate taxwriters consider Tax Court nominations

June 8, 2018
Tax agenda items loom as McConnell cuts short Senate’s August recess

May 25, 2018
House taxwriters stick to partisan scripts at subcommittee hearing on small business tax cuts

May 18, 2018
Ways and Means Republicans, Democrats dug-in on economic impact of 2017 tax cuts

May 11, 2018
As Brady teases details of Tax Cuts Round 2, Pelosi envisions a rollback of Round 1

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