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Rep. Delaney Says Republicans Overshot Tax Reform Effort

Rep. John Delaney, a Maryland Democrat, says the December tax overhaul could have been done in a more fiscally responsible way. He speaks with Shery Ahn and David Westin on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg) Rep. John Delaney, a Maryland Democrat, says the December tax overha

BLOOMBERG - 2018-03-16 17:53:23

Tax reform can't stop, won't stop

President Trump raised eyebrows on Wednesday when he suggested Republicans would take another stab at tax cuts this year. Head of the tax-writing committee, House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, had also expressed commitment to further tweaking the tax code, saying, "We think more coul

WASHINGTON EXAMINER - 2018-03-15 20:48:51

FERC works to ensure customers get utility rate cuts from GOP tax bill

Now that the tax reform bill has passed Congress, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has voted to make sure utility customers get lower bills. Julio Cortez/AP The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Thursday voted to begin a process of seeking comment to ensure utility consumers see re

WASHINGTON EXAMINER - 2018-03-15 19:03:31

Trump Falsely Brags to Donors That Conor Lamb Liked the GOP Tax Reform

The president also claimed during the fundraiser that Lamb said he's "like Trump." The Democratic candidate never said that. President Trump has yet to tweet about Tuesday's stunning special-election result in Pennsylvania, where Democratic nominee Conor Lamb is the apparent victor in a district Tru


Economist Arthur Laffer: Trump's 'phase two' could 'outdo' the current tax cuts

The "phase two" tax cuts proposed by President Donald Trump could "outdo" the one passed by Republicans in December, economist Arthur Laffer told CNBC on Thursday. Laffer, who was a member of President Ronald Reagan's economic policy board and helped pass the Tax Reform Act of 1986, said on "Squawk


How good is the tax cut for small business? Depends on who you ask

Six months ago, President Trump vowed that his sweeping tax reform would "bring back Main Street" by slashing taxes on small businesses. Now that the plan is law, small firms' enthusiasm for the changes depends on which side of Main Street they find themselves. The vast majority of larger small bu


Tax reform to have no impact on overall Chile tax take: minister

March 14, 2018 / 9:30 PM / a few seconds ago SANTIAGO (Reuters) - A Pinera administration plan to simplify Chile's tax code will have no impact on overall tax revenue in Chile, Finance Minister Felipe Larrain said on Wednesday. Chile's Finance Minister Felipe Larrain and Central Bank President Mari


Key Republican is talking to the White House about tax plan 'phase two'

House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady is talking to the White House about a possible "phase two" of the Republican tax plan. President Donald Trump has repeatedly hinted at a second part of the tax proposal to follow the law passed in December. Possible changes to the tax code include making


Top Republican eyes second phase of tax cuts this year

A top House Republican said Wednesday that Republicans are considering a second tax reform package later this year, boosted by "optimism" about the GOP tax plan passed at the end of 2017. House Ways and Means Committee chairman Rep. Kevin BradyKevin Patrick BradyTrump gets recommendation for steep c


Online sales taxes would be a dangerous expansion of state taxing power

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Boeing Crowdsources Employee Ideas for $100 Million Tax Reform Investment

- Follows announcement of workforce development investments as a result of tax reform legislation - Employees presented more than 40,000 ideas via surveys and mobile "idea stations" - Workforce development investments part of $300 million tax reform investment plan CHICAGO, March 14, 2018 /PRNewswir


Koch Brothers Continue Tax Reform Push With Ads Targeting Two Senators

Americans for Prosperity, the political arm of the network helmed by Charles and David Koch, is launching a second $4 million ad campaign against two Democratic Senators who voted against the tax reform bill and are up for reelection in states President Donald Trump won by a landslide. The ads will


Republicans abandon tax cut message in Pa. special election

Republican congressional candidate Rick Saccone's campaign and GOP allies started out with two-thirds of their ads focused on the party's tax law. Now, only two mention it. | Jeff Swensen/Getty Images It's a sign they think the issue isn't resonating - potentially a big problem in the midterms. Re


For Ways and Means counsel, tax reform is no laughing matter

Name: Barbara Angus Home town: Buffalo, N.Y. Position: Chief tax counsel for the House Ways and Means Committee Age: 56 Alma mater: Dartmouth College, Harvard Law School, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business -- Washington Examiner: What made you decide to leave the private sector and j


A nominee’s shortcomings

ANALYSIS/OPINION: Voters in Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District get their chance this week - in a March 13 special election - to weigh in on the recent tax reform legislation that did not receive a single Democratic congressional vote. Democrat Conor Lamb is on the attack over tax reform, ple


Poll: Most small-business owners say they will not hire, give raises because of new tax law

The feel-good media coverage of corporate bonuses and raises tied to the new tax law overlooks one important question: what tangible economic impact is the law having on the country's 30 million small businesses and the people they employ? It could be that the dearth of news coverage is due to the f


Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson, IRS and Other Government Officials to Discuss Tax Reform, State of IRS

WASHINGTON, March 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Taxpayer Advocate, Nina Olson, IRS officials and other top government agencies will present on the impact of Tax Reform, the state of the IRS and more at the American Payroll Association's (APA) Capital Summit in Washington, D.C. The two-day conference will


It's key to get ahead of the 2018 tax season: Advisors

The new federal tax-reform law made some substantial changes to the U.S. tax code and obviously has a major impact on American taxpayers' financial plans. We spoke with several members of the CNBC Digital Financial Advisor Council and had them weigh in on strategies they are recommending to their cl


Tax reform boosts America's confidence in Trump but trade, spending remain challenges

It is a great day in America, despite the Schumer-Pelosi progressive litany that tax reform aids only the wealthy. Working families across the country are experiencing lower taxes, higher bonuses, wage increases and retirement-plan growth - confirming studies that reveal 70 to 90 cents out of every


Ryan fights to keep tax cuts in spotlight

Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanRepublicans are avoiding gun talks as election loomsThe Hill's 12:30 ReportFlake to try to force vote on DACA stopgap planMORE (R-Wis.) is fighting an uphill battle to keep the focus on the GOP's tax cuts and the economy in the face of a news cycle dominated by Presid