Boehner’s Exit Means No Government Shutdown (for Now): Analysts
Political watchers say the departing House speaker will negotiate a short-term funding bill. But when it expires on Dec. 11, the battle will begin again.
House Takes Up Senate’s Fiscal Cliff Bill
Legislation to negate a fiscal cliff of across-the-board tax increases and sweeping spending cuts to the Pentagon and other government agencies is headed to the GOP-dominated House after bipartisan, middle-of-the-night approval in the Senate.
Post-Election Estate Tax Fix?
Tax issues will figure prominently in the goings-on in Washington this presidential election year, with the consensus among tax specialists being that Congress is most likely to address the estate tax when it decides late this year whether to extend the Bush tax cuts.
Estate Tax Limbo Likely to End This Year
The consensus among tax specialists is that Congress is most likely to address the estate tax when it decides late this year whether to extend the Bush tax cuts.