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November 14, 2014
Party leadership elections dominate as Congress returns for lame duck session

  • Party leadership elections dominate as Congress returns for lame duck session – Action on the unfinished legislative business of 2014 took a back seat to the election of party leaders who will set the agenda in each chamber next year as the House and Senate reconvened to kick off a lame duck session that will close out the 113th Congress; nonetheless, comments from congressional leaders provided some insights into how the debates over the future of expired tax “extenders” and the soon-to-expire moratorium on Internet access taxes may advance as the session unfolds.

September 23, 2014 - Special Edition
Treasury releases inversion guidance

September 19, 2014
Inversion guidance imminent, Lew says

September 12, 2014
Inversion debate resumes with no clear path forward

September 5, 2014 - Special Edition
Big plans – but little time – as Congress returns from August recess

August 1, 2014
Short-term highway funding fix heads to the White House

July 25, 2014
Senate taxwriters at odds on how to address inversions

July 18, 2014
Wyden open to near-term inversion bill as Treasury calls for immediate action

July 11, 2014
House and Senate taxwriters draw lines over highway funding fix

June 27, 2014
Wyden proposes short-term highway funding fix but delays Finance Committee mark-up

June 20, 2014
Wyden, Hatch hint at short-term highway funding fix

June 13, 2014
House approves permanent small business expensing, S corp incentives

June 6, 2014
Senate extenders stalemate continues

May 30, 2014
Ways & Means approves permanent bonus depreciation deduction, charitable giving extenders

May 23, 2014
No progress on Senate extenders bill as lawmakers adjourn for Memorial Day

May 16, 2014
Amendment dispute stalls Senate tax extenders bill

May 9, 2014
Permanent research credit clears House

May 2, 2014
Ways & Means approves first tranche of permanent extenders

April 11, 2014
House taxwriters mull future of extenders

April 4, 2014
Finance Committee breathes new life into expired tax provisions

March 28, 2014
Camp, Wyden to tackle extenders legislation in April

March 21, 2014
Finance Committee eyes early April extenders vote, reports say

March 14, 2014
Tax reform should grow the middle class, Wyden says

March 7, 2014 - Special Edition
White House budget proposal takes aim at familiar revenue targets

March 4, 2014 - Special Edition
White House releases FY 2015 budget proposal

February 27, 2014 - Special Edition
Camp tax reform draft achieves 25 percent top rate for corporations, individuals – but revenue tradeoffs abound

February 26, 2014 - Special Edition
Camp releases comprehensive tax reform discussion draft

February 21, 2014
Camp to release comprehensive tax reform proposal next week

February 14, 2014
Camp to release comprehensive tax reform proposal soon, reports say

February 7, 2014
Baucus cleared for takeoff to China; Wyden poised to take over Finance Committee

January 31, 2014
Obama revisits corporate-only tax reform in State of the Union address

January 24, 2014
Wheels set in motion for Baucus’s exit; status of Finance Committee tax reform agenda remains unclear

January 17, 2014
Ways & Means Republicans continue tax reform outreach to lawmakers, public

January 10, 2014
Baucus promises more discussion drafts; Camp aims for tax reform bill this year

December 20, 2013
Baucus’s career change could upend expectations for Finance Committee action on tax reform, extenders

December 18, 2013 - Special Edition
Baucus releases tax reform draft on energy incentives

December 13, 2013
House OKs two-year budget plan with new revenue – but no tax increases

December 6, 2013
Ways & Means tax reform mark-up, congressional action on extenders won’t happen this year, Camp confirms