Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee Hearing on Ways and Means Financial Products Tax Reform Discussion Draft

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 - 1:15pm
1100 Longworth House Office Building

Focus Of The Hearing
The hearing will focus on the Ways and Means financial products discussion draft released on January 24, 2013.  For purposes of this hearing, the Subcommittee is interested in comments and analysis relating to the basic architecture of the draft proposals including, in particular, the scope of the proposal to generally require derivatives to be marked to market for tax purposes, the practical effects of the proposal to simplify the business hedging tax rules, and the operation of the debt instrument proposals relating to market discount and debt restructurings.  The hearing also will review the other proposals in the draft relating to the wash sale rules and the determination of gains and losses on sales of securities.

Hearing Advisory
Chairman Tiberi Announces Hearing on Ways and Means Financial Products Tax Reform Discussion Draft

Public Submissions For Record
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Opening Statements

Neal Opening Statement at Hearing on Financial Products Tax Reform Discussion Draft

Ms. Viva Hammer
Hadassah-Brandeis Institute, Brandeis University

Mr. Steven Rosenthal
Visiting Fellow, Tax Policy Center

Mr. David C. Garlock
Director of Financial Services, National Tax, Ernst & Young LLP

Mr. William M. Paul
Partner, Covington & Burling LLP

Mr. Shawn P. Travis
Senior Counsel, Global Tax, The Vanguard Group, Inc.

113th Congress