Top 5 Ways the New Tax Code Will Be Better Than the Old One

April 16, 2018 — Blog

  April 17th marks the last time that taxpayers will ever have to deal with the old, broken tax code. As we bid farewell to the old tax code, here are the top five ways our new tax code, under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, will benefit workers and families nationwide: 1. Lower Tax Rates for All Americans

Committee Continues Efforts to Cut Red Tape in Medicare Program

April 13, 2018 — Blog

This week, the House Ways and Means Committee held a roundtable discussion with hospital leaders to identify ways lawmakers can provide regulatory relief in the Medicare program. This roundtable follows the Committee’s ongoing work to identify with key stakeholders in the health care industry how we can remove regulatory burdens to further improve care for patients.

What Tax Administration Watchdogs Are Saying about Legislation to Redesign IRS

April 12, 2018 — Blog

This week the House Ways and Means Committee unanimously passed a package of nine bills that will redesign the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), enhance customer service, improve the IRS’s vastly outdated IT infrastructure, and modernize the appeals process. Tax administration watchdogs, small business lenders, and conservative leaders all agree that these bills will put the taxpayer first. ...

Boldest Step in 20 Years to Redesign IRS

April 12, 2018 — Blog

Yesterday, the House Committee on Ways and Means unanimously approved bipartisan legislation that will dramatically refocus the IRS back to its “taxpayer first” mission. Everyone knows the IRS needs top to bottom reform.  From absurd wait times when calling the IRS, to property seizure abuse, this is an agency that desperately needs to be reined in to actually serve American taxpayers. The ...

Putting Children, Families First

April 06, 2018 — Blog

The Ways and Means Committee has been proactive on advocating and moving legislation to strengthen families and communities across the country. Included in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 and enhanced in the recently implemented appropriations legislation for fiscal year ...

Why Tax Reform’s Success Will Continue to Build

March 30, 2018 — Blog

In just three months since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law by President Trump, we’ve seen 550,000 new jobs created and over 400 companies – and counting – announce pay raises, bonuses, and investments in their workers ...

W&M Members Call for Improvements in Trade, Tariff Actions

March 22, 2018 — Blog

Today, the House Ways and Means Committee, chaired by Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX), held a hearing with Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on recent trade actions taken by the Administration, particularly the section 232 determinations on steel and aluminum. Chairman Brady said at the start of today’s ...