GOP, Trump Moving on to Tax Reform

Eager for a legislative win after a failed attempt to replace Obamacare last week, the White House wants an accelerated timeline for tax reform and is vowing to take the lead in developing a plan. President Trump is being briefed today on various options for enacting comprehensive changes to the tax code. One of those… Read more »

Mnuchin Aims for Tax Reform by August Recess

Administration officials offered assurances this week that the White House will deliver specific prescriptions for tax reform before the summer. While President Trump has yet to fully endorse congressional Republicans’ blueprint for overhauling the tax code, Vice President Pence said this week that the White House will deliver on tax reform after an agreement is… Read more »

Dems to Take a Stand on Tax Reform in 2017

Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) said this week that the Republican plan to overhaul the tax code this year won’t work without Democratic input. Republican leaders including Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) have said they want to put out a comprehensive tax reform package… Read more »

Trump Questions GOP Tax Plan

President-elect Trump has clashed with congressional Republicans over whether to include a border adjustment tax in the tax reform legislation currently being drafted in the House. While Trump has threatened companies like Toyota with a border tax on imports, Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) have pushed for… Read more »