DOJ Unwilling to Admit Faults in Handling Civil Asset Forfeitures

June 21, 2018 — Blog

The House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-KS), held a hearing this week entitled “Update on IRS and DOJ Efforts to Return Seized Funds to Taxpayers.”  This hearing was a chance for the Subcommittee to hear from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on ...

Roskam Leads Roundtable with Physicians, Identifying Areas to Cut Red Tape in Medicare Program

June 15, 2018 — Blog

The House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL), this week held a roundtable discussion focused on how policymakers can work to remove unnecessary burdens in the Medicare program. The goal of these roundtables is to help foster a health care system centered on offering patients quality and affordable value-based care focused on their needs, not Washington’s ...

ICYMI: More Proof that Tax Reform is Simplifying Your Taxes

June 14, 2018 — Blog

NOTE: "...many middle-income households could have an easier time filing their returns because of the nearly doubled standard deduction. Just 18 million filers will itemize their deductions for their 2018 taxes, down from 46.5 million in 2017, according to the congressional Joint Committee on Taxation. Many who take the standard deduction still seek tax-preparation ...