DOL Extends Fiduciary Comment Period by 15 Days
With the 15-day extension, “the initial comment period will be 90 days and the department anticipates the opportunity for public comments may be more than 140 days in total,” DOL says.
Top GOP Senators Press DOL to Extend Fiduciary Comment Period
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and HELP Committee leader Lamar Alexander were among those sending the letter asking for a 45-day extension.
Sen. Hatch: SAFE Retirement Act Will Be Reintroduced
Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, plans to resubmit legislation to stop DOL from writing fiduciary rules for IRAs.
Senate Finance Passes 529 Reform Bill
The bipartisan bill modernizes the treatment of 529 plans in three ways.
529 College Plan Bill to Be Debated in Senate Committee
The bill is intended to "modernize" 529 plans and would designate computers as a qualified expense, among other provisions.
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.
5 Tips for Saving for College in 2015
While college costs seem to rise inexorably, there are ways for parents and grandparents to pay for a child's tuition without breaking the savings bank.
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.
The Third Rail of American Politics Is Live
The Congressional Budget Office's economic outlook for the next 10 years, released in late January, found that the federal deficit will balloon to 4% of GDP by 2025 from 2.8% today, thanks in large part to entitlement programs like Social Security.