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Weekly Wrap - Since Governor Wolf presented his budget proposal on February 6, members of the House and Senate Appropriations Committee have combed through the details in preparation for this week. Budget hearings began on...more

Tax Reform Bill Awaits President Trump's Signature After Passage by Congress

by Holland & Knight LLP on

Congress has passed the conference report accompanying H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. First, the House agreed to the conference report by a vote of 227-203 on Dec. 19, 2017, and the Senate passed the report by a vote of...more

Tax Bill Causes Alarm for Some Charities and Tax-Exempt Organizations

by Polsinelli on

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which has been renamed the Amendment of 1986 Code, was signed into law by President Trump on December 22, 2017. Many are calling it the most sweeping overhaul to the United States tax system in...more

Tax Cuts & Jobs Act – Impact on Tax Credits

by Butler Snow LLP on

The U.S. House and Senate have now each passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R.1) and have sent the bill to President Trump’s desk for final passage. The final bill is expected to cost nearly $1.5 trillion over the next ten...more

Impact of “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” on Important Federal Tax Credits

The “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” (the Act) has passed both chambers of Congress and is expected to be signed by President Trump on or before January 3, 2018. The final agreement among House and Senate Republicans includes rate...more

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – Impact on Executive Compensation Arrangements

by Sherman & Howard L.L.C. on

December 21, 2017 On December 19, 2017 and December 20, 2017, the House and the Senate, respectively, passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Act”), with President Trump expected to sign the Act into law before Christmas....more

2017 Federal Tax Reform Creates Urgent Need for Taxpayers to Review Their Tax Strategy

by Varnum LLP on

After last minute political and procedural hurdles were cleared, the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (the "Tax Act") was passed December 20, 2017. The administration reportedly is working out the timing of signing the bill due to...more

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the "Act") has been passed by both the House and Senate under a modified title and is currently awaiting signature by President Trump which is expected to occur on January 3, 2018. ...more

Tax Advisory: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – A Few Things You Can Do Now

by Sherman & Howard L.L.C. on

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Act”) is headed to the President’s desk for signing into law. Many taxpayers are wondering what can be done (or avoided) before the end of 2017 to maximize their tax efficiency this year and...more

Fifteen Key Provisions in the Final Tax Reform Bill

On December 20, 2017, the Senate and House of Representatives passed H.R. 1, known as the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” (“Tax Reform Bill”). President Trump is expected to sign the Tax Reform Bill by early January. The Tax Reform...more

What Notable Employment Provisions are in the Tax Bill?

by Littler on

The first significant piece of legislation to make it to President Trump's desk, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1), includes an employer tax credit for providing paid family and medical leave, elimination of a business...more

Senate And House Reconcile Their Versions Of Tax Reform

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

This is the fourth issue in a planned series of alerts designed to provide an in-depth analysis on topics related to tax reform. This Tax Reform Management Alert issue focuses on executive compensation and employee benefits...more

The Final Tax Bill: A Thoughtful Analysis

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

Earlier yesterday, both the House and the Senate passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the final bill). With the signature of President Donald J. Trump, it will become law. The tax legislation represents the biggest...more

“Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”

The “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” has passed both chambers of Congress and is expected to be signed by President Trump soon. Details of the final agreement among House and Senate Republicans include rate cuts for “C” corporations,...more

Tax Alert: "What Does New Tax Bill Mean for Individuals and Business Owners?"

by Porter Hedges LLP on

Tuesday night the Senate passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Tax Reform Act of 2017”). The House was expected to re-vote on it yesterday. Kevin Brady, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, and Paul Ryan, Speaker...more

Tax Bill Passes in Congress, Off to President Trump for Signature

Congress has passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and President Trump is expected to sign it almost immediately. ...more

House Passes Tax Reform & the Impact of Tax Reform on the Renewable Energy Market

Yesterday, the House voted 227 to 303 in favor of the tax reform bill agreed to by the conference committee. No Democrats voted for the House bill, and 12 Republicans from high tax states voted against it. The Senate was...more

How Tax Reform Could Trigger Significant Taxes For Unwary Stockholders (And Funds) In Foreign Companies

Summary: - On December 15, Congress released its final version of Tax Reform – the Conference Report Bill (the Bill). - Statutory language of the Bill may cause an unexpected tax hit on unwary U.S. stockholders who...more

How are REITs impacted by the Jobs Act?

by Hogan Lovells on

On December 15, 2017, the Conference Committee of the U.S. Congress approved the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Jobs Act”). The Jobs Act is expected to be approved by both Houses of Congress and signed by President Trump. The...more

Business Tax Reform – Key Provisions

Congress is set to vote on the tax reform bill, entitled the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act," after resolution in conference committee of the differences between the House and Senate versions of the bill. Here is a quick look at the...more

BREAKING: House Passes Final $1.5T Tax Cut Bill

This morning, Congress passed the Republican’s tax reform bill, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Act”). President Trump is expected to sign the Act into law almost immediately. The Act will drastically change the Internal...more

House of Representatives and Senate Conferees Reach Agreement on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1): Description of the Conference...

by Proskauer - Tax Talks on

On Friday, December 15, the U.S. House of Representative and Senate conferees reached agreement on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1) (the “Final Bill”), and released legislative text, an explanation, and the Joint Committee...more

House and Senate Conference Committee Releases Final Tax Bill

by Hodgson Russ LLP on

On December 15, the final version of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” was released, which reflects a compromise between the House and Senate versions of the tax reform legislation. Republican leaders expect both the House and...more

Tax Law Changes Under The Tax Cuts And Job Act

by Butler Snow LLP on

On December 15th, the congressional conference committee charged with reaching a consensus on the competing versions of the Senate and House tax reform bills released its conference report containing the language of the final...more

High-Level Summary of Conference Committee Version of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” as Filed

Details of a final agreement among House and Senate Republicans emerged last week -- including rate cuts for “C” corporations, individuals and pass-through businesses. Here’s a summary of what the conferees have agreed to,...more

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