Congress Gears Up For Post-Election Agenda

With the dust still settling from Tuesday’s GOP takeover of Congress, lawmakers are beginning to turn their attention to legislative strategy for the remaining two months of the year. Congressional leaders and President Obama will meet at the White House Friday to discuss some potential areas of compromise, such as a spending bill to keep… Read more »

White House Advisor Debates Camp on Tax Reform

An economic advisor to President Obama suggested that the tax reform plan released earlier this year by House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) was derailed by too-specific prescriptions for overhauling the tax code. Jason Furman, chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, and Camp were on a panel Sept. 10… Read more »

Tax Writers Seek to Tackle Inversions, Extenders After Recess

Senate Finance leaders are already in talks to address the timely issue of corporate inversions, but face tougher hurdles to renew dozens of expired tax breaks known as tax extenders. Following the recent news that Burger King, the nation’s second largest burger chain, will acquire the Canadian coffee-shop company Tim Hortons and move its operations… Read more »