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House Ways & Means Committee

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Is hate speech constitutionally protected? Do groups that express hate in their words and deeds deserve tax-exempt status? Is the IRS equipped to judge what...
September 25, 2019Robert A. Weinberger
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The House Ways and Means Committee today filed suit in federal court demanding President Trump’s 2013-2019 tax returns. The Committee says it is seeking Trump’s...
July 2, 2019Steven M. Rosenthal
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The House and Senate unveiled similar bipartisan retirement savings bills this week. Among the differences: The House bill would let you use IRA funds for having a baby.
April 4, 2019Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Last week, I testified before the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures on the topic of temporary tax policy. The panel called...
March 19, 2019Mark J. Mazur
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The House Ways & Means Committee has voted to borrow $100 billion to subsidize gym memberships and high-cost employer-sponsored health insurance, and expand Health Savings...
July 17, 2018Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The latest version of the House Ways & Means Committee’s Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (TCJA), now due to be voted on by the full...
November 13, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
While many analysts are focusing on the differences between the House Ways & Means Committee’s tax cut and the just-released version proposed by Senate Finance...
November 10, 2017Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Here is why tax reform is so hard: In June, House Republicans released their “Better Way”...
September 13, 2016Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
It is the season of Olympic madness. No, not cheering over the dramatic finish of the women’s 400 meter sprint. That would make sense. Rather,...
August 16, 2016Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Top Ways & Means Staffer Janice Mays Surveys The Future of Tax Reform Last week, Politico’ s Brian Faler did a great interview (paywall) with Janice Mays, the long-time Democratic staff director for the House Ways & Means Committee. Janice, who has just retired after a remarkable 40 years
May 31, 2016Howard Gleckman