Repealing Obamacare Would Cost $353 Billion Over Next Decade
The new CBO estimate comes as the Supreme Court is expected to decide on an important Affordable Care Act-related case.
House Introduces Internet Sales Tax Bill
NAREIT’s president and CEO says House bill "would create a more level playing field on which all retailers may compete."
Senate Finance Passes 17 Tax Bills
Changes to REITs, enrolled agents and small insurance companies are included in the package.
Obama’s $4 Trillion Budget Sets Up Tax Fight With Congress
The budget would raise taxes on corporations and top earners, spend more on infrastructure and housing, and stabilize, but not eliminate, the annual budget deficit.
Senators’ SEAL Act Would Ease 401(k) Loan Paybacks
The bipartisan Shrinking Emergency Account Losses (SEAL) Act would give workers who leave their jobs until they file their federal taxes to repay 401(k) loans.
After Obama Victory, How the New Government Is Shaping Up for Advisors: Updated
Some notable newcomers—Elizabeth Warren, for one—join Congress, which remains divided between the two parties as fiscal cliff, tax issues come to fore of national agenda. FPA and FSI's leaders and lobbyists weigh in on what's next.
11 Key Congressional Committees for Advisors to Worry About
As the election approaches, not just the White House and Congress are in play, but also control of congressional committees important to advisors and others in the financial services sector.
Senate Republicans on Finance Committee Urge Deficit Panel to Make Changes
Republican senators' recommendations to the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction include repealing the Alternative Minimum Tax and the health-care law and reforming Social Security.
Sens. Kohl, Enzi Float Bill to Limit 401(k) Loans
Two Senators on Wednesday introduced legislation that would reduce the number of loans that participants could take out of their 401(k)s as well as giving employees more time to pay back a loan.