Democratic leaders say their first legislative proposal when they take control of the House in January will center on campaign finance reform, closing loopholes in government ethics laws and reducing the influence of outside money in politics. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), who was nominated by House Democrats this week to serve as the… Read more »

Plans for a European Union (EU)-wide digital tax on big technology companies like Google, Amazon and Facebook fell apart this month when several European countries objected to the proposal. The push to adopt an EU-wide digital tax was led largely by the UK, France and Germany who want to tax tech companies earning profits in… Read more »

President Trump said this week he would “totally be willing” to shut down the government if Congress does not approve at least $5 billion for his wall on the U.S.-Mexico border as part of a year-end spending deal. Congress is facing a Dec. 7 deadline to pass legislation funding the Homeland Security Department, the State… Read more »

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) last night offered a “manager’s amendment” to his year-end tax package which includes a full repeal of UBIT on qualified transportation and parking fringe benefits provided by tax-exempt organizations. Included in last year’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the provision forces tax-exempt groups to pay tax… Read more »

ASAE is proud to recognize the following 2018 Power of A Silver Award winners for their efforts to solve problems that impact society on a daily basis. American Institute of Architects – International Design Assistance Program Every week, 1.4 million people move into cities across the globe. Global urbanization has produced a serious need for… Read more »