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Tax reform accomplished: How does the legislation affect investors and businesses?

Tax reform accomplished: How does the legislation affect investors and businesses?

Andrew H. Friedman, Jeffrey B. Bush | January 2018

As 2017 drew to a close, Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the Act), tax reform legislation that made sweeping changes to the Internal Revenue Code. When Congress last reformed the tax code in 1986, the legislative process took over two years. This time Congress accomplished the same feat in two months.

Tax reform near the finish line: What’s in the bill?

Tax reform near the finish line: What’s in the bill?

Andrew H. Friedman, Jeffrey B. Bush | November 2017

Congress, with the encouragement of the Trump administration, is considering the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, a tax reform bill that would make sweeping changes to the Internal Revenue Code. The task is prodigious and the timeline is fast. When Congress last reformed the tax code, the legislative process took over two years. Now Congress is attempting the same feat in a little over one month.

The markets prepare for crunch time in Washington

The markets prepare for crunch time in Washington

Andrew H. Friedman, Jeffrey B. Bush | August 2017

As summer ends – eight months through their first year in power – the Republicans are working to pass their first piece of major legislation. With the markets watching,crunch time is coming in Washington.

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