Corporate Taxes

2016 Tax Agenda on the Hill (Jan. 16)

Mike & Co.,  The hopes of even the most zealous advocate of tax reform must be modest this year, but brave talk is heard from some well-placed members.  Almost any reform would be seen as a crowning accomplishment for the new Speaker but the maw of election year politics militates against anything bipartisan and ambitious. …

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2016 Tax Policy Issues (Jan. 8)

Mike & Co. — The economy added 292,000 jobs last month, up from 252,000 in November. Unemployment was 5 percent, unchanged, with scant evidence of wage growth.  Labor force participation remained low, 62.6 percent, unchanged from November’s 62.5 percent, close to its lowest level since the 1970s.   Spring doesn’t feel around the corner but at least primary politics …

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Bush Tax Cuts (Sept. 15)

Mike and Co. — As you may have seen, a little bombshell tucked away in the Bush tax plan released September8 — initially overshadowed by the provision ending the special treatment of carried interest — went without comment for almost a week: the proposed end of the business interest deduction…  It is a much bigger deal by any measure. Best, Dana …

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Tax Extenders (July 22)

Good catching up with you yesterday, Mike, and getting to meet and chat with you, Ed.  Jake, sorry I missed your appearance at the Yale Club tonight. The Shelby bill was included as a rider on the Financial Services appropriations bill approved at a Senate Appropriations  Subcommittee markup this morning.  The full committee votes tomorrow. Dana ———- …

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