Tax reform is progressing with new urgency. Last week the Senate passed a budget resolution that will clear the way for reform through reconciliation. Tax reform may impact not only our members, but some of the ways we operate as associations. Staff of the Congressional tax-writing committees have said they are examining potential changes to… Read more »

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IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, who survived years of scathing criticism from congressional Republicans, will leave his post on his own accord when his term expires next month. Koskinen was tapped by President Obama in 2013 to reform the IRS after the agency was accused of unfairly scrutinizing conservative groups’ applications for tax-exempt status. Republican lawmakers… Read more »

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Even as Congress works to adopt a budget resolution that could accelerate lawmakers’ ability to pass a tax reform package this year, President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) this week acknowledged the difficulty of passing major legislation with so few days left on the legislative calendar. “I would like to see it… Read more »

The Senate is in the midst of a 50-hour “vote-a-rama” on various amendments to the budget resolution but appears on track to pass a bill on Friday. Senate Democrats girded for the three-day budget battle by preparing 20-plus amendments that will force Republicans to go on record in support of Medicare and Medicaid cuts to… Read more »