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  • CEOs praise House GOP border tax proposal
    Posted in In The News on February 17, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Your Taxes

    A group of chief executive officers are praising House Republicans' proposed border-adjustment tax as the debate escalates. Border adjustability, which would subject imports to U.S. tax and exempt exports "is consistent with the tax policies of nearly every other country in the world, and it would effectively end the 'Made in America' tax that creates an unfair advantage for foreign-based companies at the expense of U.S. jobs and economic growth," the CEOs wrote in a letter to congressional lead... Read more

  • Border adjustment tax will be part of tax reform, chief GOP tax writer says
    Posted in In The News on February 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    The Republican's chief tax writer, Rep. Kevin Brady, told CNBC on Wednesday he is "confident" that the border adjustment tax will be included in the tax reform plan, despite some opposition to the controversial measure. That's because it is a "critical" component of the plan, the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee said in an interview with "Closing Bell." "If you don't have that in there, tax rates on our local businesses, small and large, will go up. Our tax code will continue to fa... Read more

  • Rep. Kevin Brady: Not Holding Up Tax Reform Over 'Mad' Dems
    Posted in In The News on February 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Your Taxes

    The nation's broken tax code will be fixed in 2017, even if Democrats won't participate in the reform efforts, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady said Friday. "I would love to have the Democrats on board," the Texas Republican told Fox News' "Fox and Friends" program. "They know the economy is struggling. Actually, they have got, we think, some good ideas. I don't know if they will engage or not." The bottom line, though, is that later this year, Republicans will use a budget pr... Read more

  • Brady Blasted a Democrat’s proposal to use Committee’s Ability to Access Tax Records in Order to Release President Trump’s Tax Returns.
    Posted in In The News on February 13, 2017 | Preview rr

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  • Cruz, Sanders clash over health care
    Posted in In The News on February 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

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  • WATCH: Goal Is to Strengthen Economy, Not Dollar
    Posted in In The News on February 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Your Taxes

    Rep. Brady: Goal Is to Strengthen Economy, Not Dollar Rep. Kevin Brady, Republican from Texas, is chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, which means he is the central figure when it comes to tax legislation coming out of the House. He explains the need for a border-adjustment tax and the work being done in Congress to draft a final tax bill in the first half of this year in an interview with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas." WATCH INTERVIEW HERE Read more

  • Senior House Republican Successfully Fights to Improve Unemployment System
    Posted in In The News on February 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    Senior House Republican Successfully Fights to Improve Unemployment System In 2012, Congress passed the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act, bipartisan legislation to improve the Unemployment Insurance (UI) system and help more unemployed Americans successfully return to the workforce. The law included a number of commonsense reforms to help ensure people receiving unemployment insurance benefits are “able, available, and actively seeking work,” including allowing states to drug screen ... Read more

  • On the Cusp on Historic Tax Reform
    Posted in In The News on February 8, 2017 | Preview rr

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  • Tax Overhaul Bill Design Will Address Import Concerns: Brady
    Posted in In The News on February 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Your Taxes

    House Republicans crafting a tax overhaul plan are exploring ways to design a bill that will allay concerns about a proposed import tax, Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-Texas) said at a Washington forum. Brady said at a Georgetown Law School forum that he has been asking for “ideas to make sure we get the design right, the mechanics right and the transition right.” But there would be no special exceptions for any kind of importers, he said. The comments capped a week that saw the launch o... Read more

  • "Business Tax Reform All but Certain in US, Europe"
    Posted in In The News on February 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Your Taxes

    United States The prospects for business tax reform in the United States were greatly enhanced by the 2016 election results. Reform under Republicans, who control both the White House and Congress, could dramatically impact the cross-border tax planning of both U.S. and foreign-parented multinational groups, requiring multinationals to rethink all aspects of their corporate structures, including capital and supply-chain structures, and the locations of their earnings and operations. Changes in t... Read more