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News from Second & State

Weekly Wrap - We saw some very early movement on budget-related issues this week, as the House Appropriations Committee reported bills to fund the state-related universities as well as the housekeeping bills (which...more

Captive Insurance Update | Issue No. 1 | 2018 - A summary of state and federal developments in the captive insurance industry

by Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC on

Vermont’s leadership team for captive insurance was remarkably stable in 2017. Governor Phil Scott and Michael Pieciak, the Commissioner of the Department of Financial Regulation (the “DFR”), completed their first full year...more

Vermont Legislative Update 03-30-2018 - An analysis from DRM's Government & Public Affairs Team

Senators Berate ANR Secretary over Missed Deadline - Agency of Natural Resources Secretary Julie Moore said on Thursday she's learned to put requests in writing after she sought legislative permission to delay promulgation...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

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

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

Utah Legislative Update: 2018 - Part Two

by Holland & Hart LLP on

Mid-Way Point of the Utah Session: We are at the mid-way point of the Utah Legislative Session. The pace of work increases and each day gets longer the closer we get to the midnight finish on the 45th day of the session....more

News from Second & State

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

Gold Dome Report - February 2018 #10

After breaking for Washington’s Birthday, the General Assembly began its all-out sprint to Crossover Day today with both chambers finishing their work before lunch only to reconvene in a flurry of committee meetings. ...more

Minnesota Legislative Update: 2018 Legislative Session Preview

by Faegre Baker Daniels on

The 2018 Legislative Session begins next week, on Tuesday, February 20. If the interim was any indication, this session is likely to be challenging and fraught with controversy. At the end of last session, Governor Mark...more

Gold Dome Report - February 2018 #5

House members have begun working in earnest on the FY 2019 Budget with several Subcommittees of the House Appropriations Committee soliciting testimony on the Governor’s budget proposal. Meanwhile, the General Assembly awaits...more

Gold Dome Report - February 2018 #4

Legislative Day 17 was billed by some as “Health Day” under the Gold Dome. After the Georgia State Senate took up three health-related bills on its Rules Calendar, members of the House Appropriations Committee heard...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

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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

The Limitations on Interest Deductibility in the New Tax Law

On Dec. 20, 2017, the House of Representatives by a vote of 224 to 201 passed the most significant tax legislation in more than three decades. The Senate passed the same legislation earlier in the day....more

New Tax Bill Unleashes Flood of SEC Disclosures

The new tax bill awaiting President Trump’s signature has unleashed a flood of disclosures in SEC filings. The new bill was unartfully renamed “To provide for reconciliation to titles II and V of the concurrent resolution on...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

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