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Government Affairs Update: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Reform of the Federal Tax Code

This morning, the US House of Representatives accepted the conference report on the Tax Cut and Jobs Act to reform the federal tax code. The conference report is the agreement worked out to reconcile differences between tax reform bills passed by the ...

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Government Affairs Update: Tax Reform – Where do we stand?

Last month, the House passed a tax reform plan. Last week, the Senate followed suit. But they are very different plans. So where do we stand? And specifically, what do the details mean for your distribution business? Ed Orlet explains the reconciliation ...

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House Passes Historic Tax Reform

 

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LIFO in Jeopardy

Your help is needed to protect LIFO in tax reform, contact your Congressman and Senators.

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Government Affairs Update: Storms of September

  Congress has returned from the August recess and the immediate concerns of hurricanes Harvey and Irma have postponed starting on the promised tax reform. In addition, President Trump has come to an agreement with Congressional Democrats that raises the ...

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Government Affairs Update: Status of Healthcare

Last week the Senate failed to pass the "skinny" repeal of Obamacare. The vote was 49-51, with Senators Collins (R-ME), McCain (R-AZ), and Murkowski (R-AK) joining all 48 Democrats in opposition. That may end the Senate's consideration of Obamacare ...

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Government Affairs Update: Tax Reform

Last Thursday, in this joint statement, the "Big Six," House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin ...

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Government Affairs Update: House Ways and Means Comments

NAED recently sent comments to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady and Tax Policy Subcommittee Chairman Peter Roskam on comprehensive tax reform.

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Government Affairs Issue Alert: Dodd-Frank

Last week House Financial Services Committee Chairman Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) introduced and held a hearing on the Financial CHOICE Act which will repeal parts of Dodd-Frank.  The bill would repeal the conflict minerals disclosure requirement for ...

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