Trump Administration & GOP Release Joint Tax Plan, The Hurdles That Remain, Hatch: Passing Tax Reform “Almost Impossible” Without Dems, & More!- This Week’s Key Issues in Tax Policy – October 5, 2017

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What are the key tax policy issues to focus on this week? The waiting is finally over. The administration and the Big Six finally released their long-awaited tax plan. This is the unified Republican plan that is supposed to provide a roadmap for the tax-writing committees so they can draft tax reform legislation and move that legislation to passage. This … Read More

What are the REAL Chances Some Kind of Tax Reform Passes in 2017?

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Work on reform has been non-stop on the staff level. This is not the kind of exciting work that will make the headlines of the Wall Street Journal or even in tax trade publications. It’s happening in offices and conference rooms on the Hill where tax-writing staff are floating ideas, meeting with industry groups and putting meat on the bones … Read More

Tax Reform Momentum Ramping Up, CEOs Dump Trump, Economists Weigh In, and more – This Week’s Key Issues in Tax Policy – August 28, 2017

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What are the key tax policy issues to focus on this week? The House and Senate continue their 5-week summer recess, before returning after Labor Day. That doesn’t stop staff, members and industry from working hard on important tax issues, as political pressure to deliver a tax win, before the end of the year, continues to mount. The timeline for tax reform … Read More

New Tax Reform Developments, Death of Border Adjustment, CRS Looks at Renewable Energy Credit, and more – This Week’s Key Issues in Tax Policy – August 18, 2017

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What are the key tax policy issues to focus on this week? Both the House and Senate have left Washington for the five-week August recess and will return after Labor Day. Lawmakers left after the Senate rejected the “skinny” ObamaCare bill – basically leaving the healthcare repeal and replace effort dead for now. This healthcare bill setback has ramped up … Read More

ACA Repeal, Border Adjustment, Freedom Partners, the Freedom Caucus and more – This Week’s Key Issues in Tax Policy – July 20, 2017

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What are the key tax policy issues to focus on this week? As you might expect, there’s a ton a developments in to the ACA repeal. It also looks like the border adjustment tax proposal appears to be dying a slow death. Plus, a number of groups are making sure their collective voices get heard, including Freedom Partners, the Freedom Caucus, … Read More

What’s in Trump’s Tax Reform Plan?

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A tax plan was put forward by President Trump in June 2017, and although the plan is simply a list of provisions the White House would like to see make it into a tax reform bill, it will still greatly influence what’s up for debate as the House and Senate formulate their respective tax reform bills. There’s still a lot … Read More

Tax Reform is Coming! What to Look for in 2017

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Tax reform is all over the news lately, but the process for tax reform has been long underway. Big changes to the tax code are coming down the pike, and you need to know what to look for, if you’re going to be proactive in your response. The corporate tax rate, credits and deductions, and border adjustments are all on … Read More

Learn How You Can Take Advantage of Changes to the R&D Tax Credit on February 3rd

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Date: Friday, February 3rd, 2017 Time: 10:00AM – 12:00 PM (Networking and coffee beginning at 9:00 AM with program starting promptly at 10:00 AM) Location: Delaware Biotechnology Institute (15 Innovation Way, Newark, DE 19711) Free to attend, but registration is required. Click here to register! Questions? Contact Abagail Scout at ascout@udel.edu or via phone: 302-831-1555 U.S. Senator Christopher Coons was … Read More

Learn How the R&D Tax Credit Can Help Your Business on December 16th

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Date: Friday, December 16, 2016 Time: 10:00AM – 12:00 PM (Light breakfast and coffee beginning at 9:00 AM) Location: Delaware Biotechnology Institute (15 Innovation Way, Newark, DE 19711) Free to attend, but registration is required. Click here to register! Questions? Contact Daniel Eliot at deliot@udel.edu or via phone: 302-831-0778 Small businesses focused on research and development now have the opportunity … Read More