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Tax Reform 2.0

During a discussion yesterday with The Washington Post, House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady—a former House colleague of mine—discussed his plans for “Tax Reform 2.0” and the timeline to advance that agenda. It's only been six months since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law by President Trump. We are still

Tax Reform And U.S. Manufacturing

At the end of last year, Congress passed and the president signed into law the most comprehensive reform of the tax code in over a generation. From reductions in corporate and individual rates to changes regarding popular incentives, the implementation of the new bill is set to create a host of new opportunities for manufacturers.

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Tax Reform: What Systems Integrators Need to Know This Year and Beyond

The passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has changed the playing field for U.S. businesses – and systems integrators are poised to benefit. From reduced rates for corporations and pass-throughs to new rules regarding popular incentives, the tax reform bill has created a host of new opportunities, and systems integrators should be planning now to best leverage these changes.

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Tax Reform and Innovation – Good News and a Cloud

The chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Texas) and the chairman of the Finance Committee, Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) as well as the White House have recognized that the current level of economic growth is unacceptable and that tax reform must encourage a stronger economy and faster growth.

Paul Ryan’s moment: Tax talk is over, and tax legislating begins

The takeoff may have been rocky, but the Republican tax reform is off the ground.
Nine months into President Trump’s tenure, House Republicans have finally introduced legislation to try to put tax reform on his desk. Now, they aim to ram it through Congress in just two months, a near-impossible task that could define the legacies of House Speaker Paul Ryan, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, and perhaps Trump himself.

Tax reform bill leaves tax preparers plenty of work to do | Accounting Today

alliantgroup’s Dean Zerbe Quoted in Accounting Today While it aims at some level of tax simplification, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act released on Thursday by the House Ways and Means Committee gives tax preparers plenty to talk about with their clients, offering rate cuts, eliminating familiar deductions, adding and expanding credits, and removing the

Tax reform eve

T-MINUS ONE DAY: House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-Texas) is scheduled to drop his eagerly anticipated tax bill in just one day, and there’s still a lot of frenzy surrounding the House GOP’s efforts.

White House signals flexibility on tax bill as Congress gets to work

Dean Zerbe, National Managing Director at alliantgroup and Former Senior Counsel to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee October 23, 2017 | quoted in The Washington Examiner The Trump administration negotiated with congressional Republicans for nine months over a shared platform for an overhaul of the tax code. With Congress finally moving toward legislation, however, the

The Hill: Trump, GOP play defense in middle-class tax cut pitch

The Trump administration is pushing back against criticism from Democrats that its tax-reform plan will be a boon for the rich, casting the GOP bid to slash corporate taxes as a win for workers. The White House has reason to worry that arguments made by Democrats and other critics are resonating. A CBS News poll released Sunday found 58 percent believe Republicans’ tax proposals would favor the wealthy, with just 18 percent saying it would favor the middle class.