During a Senate Finance Committee hearing yesterday, Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) asked the new Fed chair Janet Yellen about Bitcoin. It’s no secret that Manchin dislikes and distrusts the cryptocurrency, describing it in a letter to...Show More Summary
Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) is about to step into the chairmanship for the Senate Committee on Finance, while Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) will take his place as chair of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. The reshuffle at the top of the ladder comes as a result of President Obama?s recent selection of Sen. Max Baucus of Montana as the next U.S. Ambassador to China.
Jeffery M. Kadet (U. Washington) has posted on SSRN seven comment letters to the Senate Finance Committee in connection with the international tax reform discussion draft issued on November 19, 2013: Dec. 29, 2013 Jan. 2, 2014 Jan. 8, 2014 Jan. 8, 2014 Jan. 8, 2014 Jan. 8, 2014 Jan....
Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) will soon become the new chairman of the Senate Finance Committee. In his new role, it’s likely he will pick up where former chairman, Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT) left off: with tax reform. As reported by Forbes, Sen. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate Banking Committee is expected to move forward within "the next few weeks" with bipartisan plans for overhauling the mortgage finance system, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan said on Wednesday.
Though it’s not attracting much attention, the impending arrival of Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) as head of the Senate Finance Committee could be good news for housing and real estate in the weeks ahead. That’s especially true if you car...
Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), about to become the new chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, said Friday that he aims to eventually rewrite what he described as a “dysfunctional, rotting mess of a carcass that we call the tax code.” But in an acknowledgement of the challenges of tax reform, Wyden said he wants to [...]
Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), about to become the new chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, said Friday that he aims to eventually rewrite what he described as a “dysfunctional, rotting mess of a carcass that we call the tax code.” But in an acknowledgement of the challenges of tax reform, Wyden said he wants to […]
Sen. Ron Wyden, the incoming chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, said Friday his first priority Ore. Sen. Wyden Gives Tax Overhaul Top Priority - -
(CNN) – Sen. Max Baucus was confirmed unanimously Thursday by his Senate colleagues to be U.S. ambassador to China. The Montana Democrat, who currently chairs the Senate Finance Committee, was tapped by President Barack Obama for the high-profile diplomatic post after announcing he would leave the Senate after serving six terms – nearly 36 years. […]
Last Friday, the NAM submitted comments on Senate Finance Committee Chairman Baucus’ Energy Tax Reform discussion draft. Since manufacturing accountsRead the Rest...
Back in December, Max Baucus, the chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, came out with a to simplify America's energy taxes, and to focus them on a simple goal: that the US should emit less carbon.
The Subcommittee on National Security and International Trade and Finance of the US Senate's Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs held a hearing this afternoon on the topic of Safeguarding Consumers’ Financial Data. Witnesses included Mr. Show More Summary
Last week Senator Ray Holmberg, R-Grand Forks, asked the interim Government Finance Committee, chaired by Rep. Jeff Delzer, R-Underwood, to investigate the sale of the REAC building from the UND Research Foundation to the University of North Dakota (here’s a summary of the issues being investigated). Show More Summary
Chris Edwards New leadership is coming to the congressional tax-writing committees. Ron Wyden will be taking the helm of Senate Finance and Paul Ryan will be likely taking the helm of Ways and Means. This is good news, as both gentlemen...Show More Summary
Honeywell CEO David Cote ran into trouble last week when he testified in favor of a big free trade deal before the Senate Finance Committee. After enthusiastically throwing his support behind a new generation of free trade agreements, Cote stumbled over a basic question from Sen. Show More Summary
Today is the deadline for submitting formal comments to the Senate Finance Committee in response to Senator Baucus’s tax reform staff discussion drafts. Following the release of the drafts, we produced a series of research and analysis...Show More Summary
The Senate Finance Committee yesterday held a hearing on President Obama's nomination of Tamara W. Ashford and renomination of L. Paige Marvel to the U.S. Tax Court. Statement of Chair Max Baucus Statement of Ranking Member Orrin G. Hatch Statement of Tamara's Ashford Statement of L. Paige Marvel Tamara W....
The fast track trade bill introduced in the Senate last week will go nowhere anytime soon, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Tuesday. Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.), chair of the Senate Finance Committee, offered the legislation last week, surprising many of his colleagues. Show More Summary
A bill to scrap a 2012 rule, which effectively forced the tax department to outsource its refund system to a debit card company, was unanimously endorsed by the Virginia Senate's Committee on Finance. The post Virginia Moves To End Taxpayer Refund System Riddled With Fees And Errors appeared first on ThinkProgress.