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New Tax Code = New IRS

March 01, 2018 — Blog

Unaccountable. Inaccessible. Intimidating. Unapproachable. That’s how many taxpayers would describe their experiences with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Over the last several years, the agency responsible for administering our nation’s tax code and serving nearly 140 million individual taxpayers has fallen short of fulfilling its mission. For years, the Ways and ...

Congress, President Trump Advance Policies to Strengthen Families, Promote Work, Improve Lives

February 20, 2018 — Blog

Earlier this month, Congress passed and the President signed into law proposals led by the Ways and Means Committee to strengthen families and communities across the country.   As Chairman Brady said when these critically important measures were signed into law: “Ways and Means Members have been committed to solutions that strengthen families, protect those in at-risk ...

Ensuring America’s Veterans Receive the Best from SSA

February 07, 2018 — Blog

Today, the Social Security Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Sam Johnson (R-TX), held a hearing entitled “Ensuring Social Security Serves America’s Veterans.” The hearing examined the effectiveness of the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) initiatives to help our nation’s veterans, including efforts to reduce processing times and expedite claims for certain veterans, as well as hire ...

Why Congress Needs to Pass the Representative Payee Bill

February 05, 2018 — Blog

Today, the House is set to consider H.R. 4547, The Strengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act of 2018 – bipartisan legislation to strengthen and improve the representative payee program for the first time in 14 years. Congress first authorized ...

Congress Delivers More Relief from Obamacare Taxes

January 23, 2018 — Blog

Yesterday, President Trump signed into law a Continuing Resolution (CR) that includes major health care priorities for the American people – including delivering relief from three of the most onerous Obamacare taxes: the health insurance tax, the “Cadillac Tax,” and the medical device tax. Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle – even the very Democrats who supported Obamacare – have ...