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Washington Lawmakers Look to Gear Up for Tax Reform

Washington’s lawmakers have a lot on their to-do list as summer ticks away, as it always seems to do…but we’re encouraged that this month Congress seems ready to pivot their efforts toward tax reform. The White House and Congressional leaders seem steadfast on getting tax reform done this year.  This month, the congressional tax-writing committee […]

No Commitment on Timeline for Tax Reform

At the last tax reform event, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) 2017 Manufacturing Summit, Speaker Paul Ryan promised to deliver permanent tax reform in 2017. He called attention to the fact Congressional leadership has been given a once-in-a-generation opportunity to complete tax reform. Speaker Ryan called for the three things business owners need to […]

Where’s Tax Reform When You Need It?

It is past time for proper tax reform in this country – everyone agrees on that. However, Congress is still struggling to deliver on legislation or a timeline to support their proposal. Most recently, Representative Peter Roskam (R-IL) announced that the House Ways and Means Committee will be holding yet another hearing on Thursday, July […]

Tax Reform is Red, White, and Blue

Get your BBQ’s and sparklers ready – the Fourth of July holiday is here! Along with hot dogs and hamburgers, American taxpayers and businesses need a big serving of tax reform this summer. Last week, House Speaker Paul Ryan delivered his first major speech on tax reform in Washington, D.C. Throughout the speech, he promised […]

Speaker Ryan’s Speaks to Revive Tax Reform, But Can Congress “Get This Done in 2017”?

Yesterday, U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan delivered his first major speech on tax reform at the National Association of Manufacturers 2017 Manufacturing Summit in Washington, D.C.  Folks could speculate that the speech comes at a time when tax reform has lost momentum on Capitol Hill and has lost the attention of the White House, so […]

Congress, Buckle Down and Get to Work On Tax Reform

It may be hard for Congress not to get distracted by the controversies in Washington, but if the Republicans don’t buckle down and focus on tax reform, they may no longer hold the majority in 2018 to further their agenda.  This would be a monumental and historic waste of the control handed to them by […]

Congress Started Talking Tax Reform, But the Clock is Ticking to Get It Done…

This month, two Congressional Committees – the House Ways and Means Committee (the tax-writing committee) and the Senate Finance Committee — held hearings on tax reform with testimony from Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin. Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX-8) started off their hearing stating, “Today, our Committee is focused on a top priority for […]