House Renews Tax Extenders Through End of 2014
Rep. Camp of Michigan condemned “legislating on a temporary basis” as a “terrible way to make tax policy” before the House passed the measure.
Smaller Tax Extenders Package on Tap as Shutdown Looks Unlikely: Analysts
Plenty of drama will ensue, but a spending bill, even a short-term one, will prevail in the end, Washington pundits predict.
IRS Pushed to Crack Down on ‘Mega IRAs’
GAO report offers recommendations to IRS on reining in large retirement accounts with hard-to-value assets.
Senate Committee Warming Up to Multiple Employer Retirement Plans for Small and Midsized Employers
In a move that many industry watchers said is long overdue, Congress is turning its attention to a number of issues related to retirement preparedness
Lobbyists Gear Up to Prod New Congress on User Fees, Retirement, Cybersecurity
The IAA, for one, sees an opportunity to gain Republican support for an SEC user-fees bill.
Tax Extenders Bill in Jeopardy as Debt Limit Looms
“No one has any idea how to pay for that,” one analyst says.
IRS Prods Lawmakers to Pass Tax Extenders
Senate Finance Chairman Wyden prodded Congress after the IRS warned that failure to act could disrupt tax filing season.
Lots of Testimony, Much Dissent on Retirement Fixes
Senate Finance hears plenty of suggestions (including from John Bogle) for boosting savings, but also that the idea of a retirement crisis is overblown.
Treasury, IRS Issue New Guidance to Curb Corporate Tax Inversions
The Treasury Department and IRS issued guidance late Monday to reduce the tax benefits of corporate inversions.
Congress Begins to Tackle Retirement
Congress this week is turning its attention to the country’s retirement security crisis, particularly for workers in small and midsize businesses.