The House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee has scheduled a hearing Dec. 13 to discuss ways to restructure the IRS. Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Vern Buchanan (R-FL) said he is working on legislation that could be introduced next year that would make changes to the agency. Congressional Republicans have cut the IRS budget by nearly 20… Read more »

The House is set to vote today on a short-term funding bill to keep the government open for another two weeks and prevent a shutdown. Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) said he’s confident Republicans have the votes to pass a continuing resolution to fund government agencies until Dec. 22, buying lawmakers more time to send a… Read more »

The Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Trump administration’s revised travel ban to be enforced while legal challenges proceed in the lower courts. The court’s opinion is “a substantial victory for the safety and security of the American people,” said Attorney General Jeff Sessions in a statement. “We are pleased to have defended this order… Read more »

Congressional leaders have named the conferees who will work to narrow differences between the House and Senate tax bills. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) signaled he is open to discussing major changes to the bill in conference, including whether to hike the corporate tax rate to 22 percent from the current… Read more »

The entry period for the 2018 ASAE Power of A Awards is quickly approaching, and now is the time to start thinking about which of your association programs should be entered. If you aren’t sure what or how to enter, visit the website to view videos featuring past Summit Award winners, as well as for… Read more »