Social Security Disability Fund Teeters on Brink of Broke
Social Security's chief actuary warned senators that the disability trust fund needs help "soon" or reserves will run out in 2016.
Andy Friedman: Why Tax Reform’s Not Happening Anytime Soon
The Washington Update's Andy Friedman explains the principles and high political hurdles to comprehensive tax reform, last achieved in 1986 under President Reagan.
Cut College Debt Through Simpler Tax Incentives, Senator Says
The Senate Finance Committee looked at ways to reduce student borrowing through the tax code. One possibility: boosting prepaid 529 plans.
Senate Finance Gears Up for Tax Reform Hearings
Upcoming committee hearings to look at education tax incentives, ID theft and taxpayer privacy.
As Student Debt Hits $1.2 Trillion, Senate to Debate Loan Refinancing Bill
The Senate will debate next week a bill from Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., to allow students to refinance their loans.
M*A*S*H Star Turned Mogul Wayne Rogers Blasts Tax Code, Offers Tips
M*A*S*H TV star and serial businessman Wayne Rogers discusses why the tax code is broken and has some choice words for Dodd and Frank.
Senate Finance Sets Thursday to Debate Tax Breaks
The Senate Finance Committee will mark up a bill Thursday on a set of tax breaks that have expired or will expire at year-end.
Senate Finance’s Wyden Set to Move on Tax Extenders
Chairman Wyden, determined to make this the “last time we do extenders,” hopes to use this chance “to reform the broken tax code.”
Providing Tax ‘Alpha’ to Your Clients: 21 Days of Tax Planning Advice
Our fourth annual monthly focus on tax planning advice can help you and your clients this tax season. Here’s what we’ll be looking at on ThinkAdvisor.
Senate Finance to ‘Move Quickly’ on Tax Extenders
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., made special mention of the research and development tax credit.