Issue Spotlight: Tax Extenders (Updated) – What’s in the bill that just passed?

Updated: December 20, 2015 On Friday, December 18, 2015, Congress passed an enormous legislative package that included a $1.1 trillion “Omnibus” Spending bill and a $633 million “Tax Extenders” package. The “Extenders” package contained a long list of tax provisions for individuals and businesses. What is a “Tax Extender”? “Tax Extenders” are carve-outs in the […]

Gavel Down: Dec. 7 – Dec. 11

It was a “to be continued” sort of week in Congress. Negotiations continue on an end-of-year Omnibus spending bill and tax extenders, while a short-term extension passed to give the “glacial” process more time. A trade enforcement bill passed the House, marking the third conference report in ten days, and several Members introduced bills to […]

Gavel Down: Nov. 21 – 27

This week Congress was out for Thanksgiving. The President pardoned a turkey and signed six bills into law — including one he previously vetoed. A corporate merger strategically designed for tax benefit reignites the “inversions” talk in Congress and there are rumors of a deal coming on “Tax Extenders.”   Top Search on POPVOX this […]