President Trump confirmed today he will nominate California tax attorney Charles Rettig to head the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Rettig would serve a seven-year term if confirmed by the Senate. He would replace David Kautter, who has been acting commissioner since John Koskinen left at the end of his term in November. Rettig is currently… Read more »

Congressional leaders have reportedly agreed on a two-year deal to lift strict budget caps on defense and domestic spending, which would end the stopgap spending bills and shutdown threats that have made headlines the past few months. The budget agreement would boost defense spending this year by $80 billion and domestic spending by $63 billion…. Read more »

ASAE submitted comments today on the Department of Labor’s proposed rules to expand association health plans (AHPs). The proposed rule grew out of an executive order issued by President Trump last October, and would broaden the type of groups that could form association health plans with the goal of expanding affordable coverage options for small… Read more »

As an association leader, you can help improve awareness of how our community strengthens America by becoming an ASAE Power of A Ambassador. The Power of A is the platform by which we share our profession’s powerful story of making the world a better place. We educate the public, policymakers, the media and other audiences… Read more »

House Ways and Means Republicans will hold a half-day retreat next week to discuss next steps on tax policy and prioritize the rest of their agenda for 2018. Ways and Means Republicans are working to combine a number of tax provisions into one tax extenders bill that Congress could take up later this year. To… Read more »