On July 14th, the IRS held a public hearing for the debt-equity rule (section 385 of the IRS code) that the Treasury Department proposed last April. The hearing, which had as many as 16 speakers from various industries,...
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D.C. Council Overrides Mayor's Veto of Tax Reform Package
The D.C. Council just voted 12 to 1 to override the Mayor's veto of the budget/tax reform bill. The bill reduces middle-class income tax burdens, cuts business taxes, and broadens the sales tax base to personal services, starting in 2015. All told, it is a revenue cut of $158 million over five years. We've spoken and written extensively on the benefits of this positive tax reform package; click here to see more details about what's in the bill.
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