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Trudeau tax cut amended by Senate committee

Senate's finance committee makes adjustment to Liberal campaign's signature tax adjustment plan The post Trudeau tax cut amended by Senate committee appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch, Senior GOP Senator, Mulls an Eighth Term

When he won his seventh six-year term in 2012, Orrin Hatch said he wouldn't run again. But now, as the chairman of the Finance Committee with a chance to move major legislation, he is openly mulling running for re-election in 2018.

Lunch Links: Raising Gas Taxes A 'Non-Issue' for Incumbents in Iowa Legislative Races; High-Income Earner Taxes on Ballot in California and Maine; Corporate Tax Breaks for Housing, Development Projects Cost NYC $3 Billion

Today is November 3, the birthday of Russell Long (1918-2003), Democratic Senator from Louisiana (1948-1987) and Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee (1966-1981). Long, a winner of the 1976 Tax Foundation Distinguished Service Award,...Show More Summary

TaxProf Blog Weekend Roundup

Saturday: This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts Death Of Senate Finance Committee Republican Tax Staffer Jim Lyons (Age 43) EEOC To Sue Denver Law School For Underpaying Female Faculty ABA Tax Section Fall CLE Meeting The IRS Scandal, Day 1241 Sunday: NY Times: Trump Reported $916 Million Tax...

Death Of Senate Finance Committee Republican Tax Staffer Jim Lyons (Age 43)

Senate Finance Committee tax counsel Jim Lyons died Thursday at the age of 43 after suffering cardiac arrest while playing in a charity basketball game at George Washington University. Here is his professional CV: J.D. (1999), Texas Tax LL.M. (2000), NYU Law Clerk (2000-01), W. Eugene Davis, U.S. Court of...

In Memoriam: Jim Lyons, Senate Finance Committee Staffer

The tax world lost a good friend yesterday with the passing of Jim Lyons. For the past eight years, Jim was a senior Republican staffer on the Senate Finance Committee. He was extremely well liked and respected by people on both sides of the political aisle. Jim, 43, joined the committee in 2008 when Senator Chuck Grassley was chairman. Show More Summary

EpiPen's maker has another problem on its hands (MYL)

Members of the Senate Finance Committee have questions about EpiPen-maker Mylan's relationship with Medicaid. They just sent a letter to Daniel Levinson, the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services to inquire...Show More Summary

Is The America Public Ready For Single-Payer National Health Insurance?

We are not Europe. We are not Canada. We are America. This is not a single pay country. (1) This has been the uncompromising view of Senator Max Baucus (D-MT), who as chairman of the key Senate Finance Committee in 2008 and 2009 played a leading role in shaping the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Show More Summary

Kleinbard:The Trojan Horse Of Corporate Integration

Edward D. Kleinbard (USC), The Trojan Horse of Corporate Integration, 152 Tax Notes 957 (Aug. 15, 2016): The U.S. Senate Finance Committee has invested significant resources, including hearings and staff reports, to make the case for an unusual form of corporate dividend integration – a corporate dividends-paid deduction, combined with...

Senator to Trump: Release your tax returns

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, wants to make it a requirement for presidential candidates to release their tax...

Does Vic Fleischer's Appointment As Senate Finance Committee Co-Chief Tax Counsel Imperil Tax Reform, Or Give It A Shot In The Arm?

Following up on my recent posts: Vic Fleischer Named Co-Chief Tax Counsel For Democrats On Senate Finance Committee (July 20, 2016) Vic Fleischer—'The Closest Thing The Tax World Has To A Rock Star'—Goes To Washington (July 25, 2016) Conservative Backlash Against Vic Fleischer's Appointment As Co-Chief Tax Counsel For Senate...

Conservative Backlash Against Vic Fleischer's Appointment As Co-Chief Tax Counsel For Senate Finance Committee Democrats

Following up on my recent posts: Vic Fleischer Named Co-Chief Tax Counsel For Democrats On Senate Finance Committee (July 20, 2016) Vic Fleischer—'The Closest Thing The Tax World Has To A Rock Star'—Goes To Washington (July 25, 2016) Politico, Morning Tax: Backlash Begins: It took a little while, but prominent...

The IRS Scandal, Day 1174

The Hill, Hatch: Senate Won't Remove IRS Head: The chairman of the Senate Finance Committee says a House effort to impeach IRS Commissioner John Koskinen has no chance of moving through the Senate. Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), the most senior Senate Republican, on Thursday said his colleagues and Koskinen don’t...

Vic Fleischer—'The Closest Thing The Tax World Has To A Rock Star'—Goes To Washington

Following up on Friday's post, Vic Fleischer Named Co-Chief Tax Counsel For Democrats On Senate Finance Committee: Bloomberg, Mr. Higher-Tax-on-Carried-Interest Goes to Washington, by Lynnley Browning: He made his name in academia by criticizing a lucrative tax break for private-equity managers. Now Victor Fleischer is taking his anti-loophole thinking to...

Vic Fleischer Named Co-Chief Tax Counsel For Democrats On Senate Finance Committee

Wall Street Journal: He Made ‘Carried Interest’ Famous. Now He’s Going to Help Write The Law, by Richard Rubin: The tax law professor who helped turn carried interest from a technical tax term into a populist cause is coming to Washington. Victor Fleischer, whose 2006 academic paper started the debate...

Tax Reform For A Healthier America: Could Fixing An Unfair Tax Code Actually Improve U.S. Health?

In September of 2013, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Montana) and Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-Michigan) issued a joint statement calling for comprehensive reform of the U.S. tax code which they described as "broken." It is not broken. Show More Summary

Amga Encouraged by CMS' Andy Slavitt's Testimony Before the Senate Finance Committ

AMGA today released the following statement in response to the testimony of Andy Slavitt, acting director of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), before the Senate Finance Committee on the implementation of Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA).

ASTRO Applauds Senate Finance Committee Examination of Self-Referral Law

The Chair of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), Bruce D. Minsky, MD, FASTRO, issued the following statement supporting witness testimony from today's Senate Finance Committee hearing, "Examining the Stark Law: Current...Show More Summary

Kleinbard:The Trojan Horse Of Corporate Integration (With Shaviro's Commentary)

Edward D. Kleinbard (USC), The Trojan Horse of Corporate Integration: The U.S. Senate Finance Committee has invested significant resources, including hearings and staff reports, to make the case for an unusual form of corporate dividend integration – a corporate dividends-paid deduction, combined with a universal shareholder dividend withholding tax collected...

2:00PM Water Cooler 6/16/2016

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Readers, thanks once more for your help on the Water Cooler Mini-Fundraiser! –lambert TPP/TTIP/TISA “Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch said the Obama administration for the first time appears to be willing to meet his demands on TPP” [Politico]. “Bipartisanship. n. 1. Get ready for another vile piece of jobbery.” […]

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