Rep. Paul Ryan, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, outlined his priorities since taking over committee leadership.
The 114th Congress started with talk of comprehensive tax reform, but actions to date hint a different ending may be in store.
Rep. Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., outlined his priorities since taking over House Ways and Means Committee leadership to members of the AICPA’s spring Council meeting in Washington.
As a new Congress begins a fresh look at tax reform, the AICPA intends to stay engaged in the process and advocate on issues of particular interest to CPAs. Five areas deserve strong consideration in tax reform.
President Barack Obama used Tuesday’s State of the Union address to announce that he will propose tax increases for higher-income individuals and provide tax relief for middle-class taxpayers.
Every year, Congress must renew dozens of expired tax provisions, and taxpayers must anticipate what Congress is going to do each year as they structure their business affairs.
Identity theft and tax simplification are high priorities for members of Congress, the IRS, and all taxpayers. Though most people think the issues are unrelated, one potential way to decrease identity theft and preparer fraud is tax simplification.
Passage of major tax reform legislation appears unlikely soon, partly because of partisan gridlock in Congress as bad as any in the past century and a half, a noted tax lawyer told the AICPA Council.
The past year featured a large number of tax developments, some of which got extensive coverage in the media, and many of which got less coverage but affect almost all taxpayers and practitioners. As we get ready to welcome a new year, here’s a look back at the most important
The AICPA submitted recommendations for tax reform to five of the 11 working groups the House Ways and Means Committee has formed.
Witnesses gave the Senate Finance Committee a variety of suggestions on how to fight tax identity theft and fraud, reform the tax system, and fund the IRS during a hearing on Tuesday.
Developments since the 1986 Tax Reform Act was signed favor a successful outcome for the current reform effort, said two experts who worked for congressional committees producing the earlier legislation.
President Barack Obama unveiled his proposed budget for FY 2013. It includes several tax reform proposals, including plans to eliminate the AMT, to repeal LIFO, and to tax dividends of high-income taxpayers at ordinary income rates.
This item provides a view of issues that would need to be considered if the United States were to consider adopting a value-added tax (VAT) at the federal level.