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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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December 7, 2018

Another delay – and continuing uncertainty – for Brady’s year-end tax bill
The year-end tax bill recently introduced by House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady remained stuck in a holding pattern after GOP leaders canceled votes for this week to accommodate official observances in the Capitol honoring former President George H. W. Bush, and it remains unclear whether the measure has enough support among rank-and-file House Republicans to survive a floor vote once the chamber returns to its lame duck agenda.

Senate to take up Muzinich’s nomination for Treasury post
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell took steps to set up Senate consideration of President Trump’s nomination of Justin Muzinich to serve as deputy Treasury secretary.

December 7, 2018


November 30, 2018
Brady releases catch-all tax bill with extenders, technical corrections, but path forward appears unclear

November 16, 2018
Brady preps technical corrections, extenders for possible lame duck action

November 9, 2018
Sweeping tax code changes less likely in 116th Congress as voters split control of House, Senate

October 5, 2018
Rettig sworn in as IRS commissioner

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

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