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US announces tariffs on steel and aluminum

On March 8, 2018, President Trump signed Presidential Proclamations adjusting imports of steel and aluminum into the US. This action marks the imposition of heavy tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum, in a move that may...more

News from Second & State

Weekly Wrap - This week, only the Senate was in Harrisburg for three days of voting session. On Monday, the Senate Judiciary Committee and Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Public Safety and Criminal Justice held a...more

IFR for steel and aluminum exclusions

by Thompson Coburn LLP on

As previously reported, the president issued, on March 8, 2018, proclamations imposing a 25 percent duty on steel and a 10 percent duty on aluminum imported into the United States from all countries, excluding, Canada and...more

Section 232 Steel and Aluminum Tariffs – Commerce Issues Requirements for Exclusion Requests

by Dickinson Wright on

In President Trump’s March 8, 2018 proclamations announcing new tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, he directed the Commerce Department to issue procedures within ten days for requests to exclude specific products from...more

How Will Recent Tax Legislation Affect the Renewable Energy Sector?

by Pepper Hamilton LLP on

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (Pub. L. No. 115-123) (the Budget Act) was signed into law on February 9. The legislation took effect roughly seven weeks after President Trump signed into law an Act to Provide for...more

Quick Hit: FY 2018 Omnibus

by McGuireWoods LLP on

After missing a series of self-imposed deadlines, GOP leaders have finally unveiled the FY 2018 omnibus spending legislation. The package, coming in at $1.3 trillion, will fund the federal government through the remainder of...more

Tariff On Imported Steel Will Mean Increased Construction Costs

by Carlton Fields on

As you probably know, President Trump recently announced a tariff on steel and aluminum imported into the United States, to take effect March 23. Imports from Canada and Mexico will be exempted from the tariff. Other...more

Utah Legislative Update - Part Three

by Holland & Hart LLP on

During the crush of the legislative session, the focus is typically on the bright, flashy bills that contain policies that tilt the scale on visceral issues. For instance, Rep. Karianne Lisbonee’s HB 205 Down Syndrome...more

Gold Dome Report - March 2018 #9

Although the House and Senate floors were quiet today, legislators were at work throughout the Capitol with late efforts to get legislation through committees. Desperation is becoming palpable—with only four legislative days...more

U.S. Department of Commerce Provides Further Guidance Regarding the Process for Submitting Exclusion Requests to the Section 232...

by WilmerHale on

This morning, the U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) issued an interim final rule establishing the process by which organizations may submit requests for exclusions from the 25% duties on steel...more

Recent Alabama Tax Legislative Developments

Many predicted that the 2018 regular session of the Alabama Legislature would be less eventful than in years past since members of the House of Representatives and Senate are up for re-election this year, and most lawmakers...more

Window On Washington - Vol. 2, Issue 11

by Clark Hill PLC on

Outlook for This Week in the Nation's Capital - Omnibus Could Be Released Today. House Republicans are scheduled to have a meeting early this evening to discuss the FY18 Omnibus bill and the text of the bill could possibly...more

Gold Dome Report - March 2018 #8

Legislators rounded third and headed for home today under the Gold Dome, completing Legislative Day 36 of 40. But even as the legislative session enters the home stretch, there remains much work to be done. After full...more

Minnesota Legislative Update: Budget, Taxes and Transportation on the Table

by Faegre Baker Daniels on

The Legislature wrapped up the fourth week of a 13-week session. With one week until the first committee deadline, committees in both bodies have kept busy hearing policy bills, often into the evening. Bill introductions in...more

Tax Exemptions in the Act on Support for New Investments

by Hogan Lovells on

A government draft of an Act which purpose is to introduce new mechanisms to support entrepreneurs in making new investments (hereinafter referred to as the “Draft Act”) has been submitted to the Lower Chamber of the Polish...more

Presidential Proclamations Impose Tariffs on Aluminum and Steel Imports

by Jones Day on

On March 8, 2018, President Trump signed proclamations imposing tariffs on aluminum and steel imports. The tariffs are being imposed pursuant to Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 following reports from the...more

Trump Administration Signals Exemptions To Steel Tariffs Are A Long Shot

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

Builders and manufacturers who rely on imported steel as a major input may want to rethink their procurement strategy in light of an executive domestic preference decree issued last week. Under President Trump’s Proclamation...more

2017 Summary Of New Maine Laws & Carry Over Legislation - State of Maine 128th Legislature, 1st Regular Session

by Pierce Atwood LLP on

Overview - 2017 Summary of New Maine Laws & Carry Over Legislation - The new laws highlighted in this summary are those most relevant to our clients and does not include all laws enacted this past session. This summary of...more

5 Steps to Obtaining an Exemption under President Trump’s Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

If your company is a U.S. consumer of imported steel or aluminum, the new tariffs announced by President Trump on March 8, 2018 are bad news. The good news is that you can petition the government for exclusions of certain...more

Proposed Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Poised to Have Big Impact

by Burr & Forman on

President Trump recently announced his intent to make good on his campaign promise to impose new, significant tariffs on many imports of steel and aluminum products to the United States. The announcement followed a Department...more

President Trump Announces Steel And Aluminum Tariffs With Exemptions For Canada And Mexico

by Dickinson Wright on

President Donald Trump surprised even his own senior staff on March 1 when he announced his intention to impose global tariffs of 25% on steel and 10% on aluminum....more

One, Two, Three, Red Light!

by McGuireWoods LLP on

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held hearings last week on funding options for the administration’s $1.5 trillion infrastructure investment plan. It didn’t take long for the gas tax issue to move into...more

Status of Measures Targeting Private Corporations Following the 2018 Federal Budget

by Bennett Jones LLP on

The Federal Budget, released February 27, 2018, has clarified federal plans to change the tax treatment of private corporations and represents a substantial retreat from proposals announced in July 2017. In July 2017, the...more

President Trump Issues Proclamation Imposing Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum Imports

by WilmerHale on

Yesterday President Trump signed two Proclamations that impose 25 and 10 percent tariffs on imports of certain steel and aluminum products, respectively, other than those imported from Canada and Mexico. The imposition of...more

Do You Need to Include Local Lobbying on Your Upcoming Federal Lobbying Disclosure?

by Nossaman LLP on

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 included a surprise for some federal Lobbying Disclosure Act (LDA) Registrants: organizations that elect to calculate their lobbying expenses using Method C--the Internal Revenue Code (IRC)...more

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