Taxing Matters for the New Year
Two lawmakers struck a two-year budget deal in mid-December, just days shy of the budget conference committee’s Dec. 13 deadline to find a way to keep the government running beyond the expiration of the current continuing resolution (CR) on Jan. 15.
Senate Finance's Baucus Floats International Business Tax Reform Plan
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus, D-Mont., released Tuesday the first in a series of discussion drafts on reforming the nation’s tax code.
Those who tend toward the conservative side of the political spectrum are often forced to defend themselves against charges that they are “against” health care because they don’t approve of government’s involvement.
Stark Statistics, Glimmers of Hope at DC Retirement Summit
The bad news: 4 out of 10 older Americans have no retirement savings. The good news: those with employer retirement plans are far more ready to retire. The challenge: getting Congress to act and lower-income savers to prepare.
Senate Finance Mulls Charitable Giving Reform
Overhaul of the charitable deduction and the political involvement of tax-exempt groups are two areas senators should examine, their staffers say in a new paper.
Congress Gets Ready to Tackle Tax Reform, Budget
Congress is abuzz with activity this week as lawmakers start overhauling the tax code and plan to finish a continuing resolution to fund the government.
Congress Starts Work on Tax Code Reform
While skepticism remains, committees in both houses start high-profile work on reform.
Advisors Giving Back: Holiday Slideshow, Part II
In the second of three slideshows, we pay homage to advisors and their partners who share of their time and talents with their local, national and global community.
Advisors Giving Back: Holiday Slideshow, Part I
In our latest slideshow, we pay homage to advisors and their partners who share of their time and talents with their local, national and global community.
N.Y. Action on Standard Chartered Surprised Other Regulators
Not only was Standard Chartered apparently blindsided by the move, so were federal regulators; negotiations had been ongoing for some time for what the bank hoped would be a quiet settlement.