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Aug 31, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Tax Reform in 2017 Is Not out of the Question, but the Window for Passage Is Closing

As the kids are heading back to school, our thoughts turn to year-end tax planning with clients. This year, the process is a little less settled than usual because there’s still a slight chance we might see some significant changes in the Tax Code before the end of 2017, but the outlook for those changes is decidedly unclear.

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Topics: Tax Planning, Tax Reform

Mar 21, 2017 10:00:00 AM

When Will Washington Finally Pass Tax Reform?

Since last year's election campaign began, a consistent chorus from politicians has been the need for tax reform. While Republicans and Democrats will disagree on the details, the overall notion is popular. Now, with control of both houses of Congress and the White House, it would seem that Republicans could move a plan of their choosing with little problem.

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Topics: Trump, Tax Reform

Jul 21, 2016 10:00:00 AM

House Republicans' Blueprint for Tax Reform in 2017

Recently, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady released a blueprint for comprehensive tax reform. While these proposed changes are not authored by either presidential nominee, they will likely be an integral part of any tax reform taking place in 2017, assuming the Republicans maintain House control. The blueprint is a step towards tax law simplicity and is pro-growth, leading some to believe the Senate might take action on similar legislation as well. 

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Topics: Tax Reform