Colleges Face Roadblocks to Socially Responsible Investing
A survey of college endowments finds that worries about lower returns or fiduciary duties hold them back from socially conscious investing strategies.
Senate Finance Passes 529 Reform Bill
The bipartisan bill modernizes the treatment of 529 plans in three ways.
IRS, Treasury Pave Way for Easier 401(k) Auto-Enrollment
The Treasury and IRS have issued guidance intended to facilitate automatic enrollment and contribution increases in 401(k) and similar retirement savings plans.
Come April, if not earlier, taxes occupy a huge space in your clients’ brains. If you’re providing tax advice, taxes are taking up valuable real estate in your brain, too, if they haven't taken over entirely.
Senate Finance Allows Public Comments on Tax Reform
Interested parties have until April 15 to email their recommendations to the five bipartisan tax working groups.
These 6 Tax Avoidance Strategies Show Tax Code Is Unfair: Senator
During committee hearing on fairness in taxation, Sen. Ron Wyden said he would be guided by Ronald Reagan's three principles on tax reform.
Senate Finance Passes 17 Tax Bills
Changes to REITs, enrolled agents and small insurance companies are included in the package.
After Obama Address, Battle Lines Are Drawn in Congress
Industry trade groups and lawmakers were quick to weigh in with praise and criticism of issues raised in President Obama's mid-January State of the Union address, namely cybersecurity, the Dodd-Frank financial reform law, taxes and entitlement reform.
Obama Signals Support for DOL Fiduciary Redraft
As both sides gird for battle over the DOL measure, expected to be released any day now, the White House appears ready to lend support.
Obama’s State of the Union Financial Proposals Draw Praise, Criticism
Industry trade groups and lawmakers were quick to weigh in on Obama's plans, or lack thereof, on cybersecurity, Dodd-Frank, taxes and entitlement reform.