The Oversight Subcommittee assists the full Committee in carrying out its general oversight responsibilities of matters within the scope of the full Committee’s jurisdiction. The Oversight Subcommittee works with the full Committee and other Subcommittees to determine whether the laws within the jurisdiction of the Committee (including tax, trade, health, Human Resources, and Social Security laws) are being implemented and carried out efficiently and in accordance with Congressional intent. The Oversight Subcommittee also provides oversight of the federal agencies (such as the Internal Revenue Service) responsible for implementing laws within the full Committee’s jurisdiction.
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Today’s hearing is a very somber one, but also a very important one. Hate is becoming mainstream in this country. We see it in the news, we read it online, and we encounter it face-to-face.
House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman John Lewis announced today that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing entitled How the Tax Code Subsidizes Hate. The hearing will be held on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in room 1100 of the Longworth House Office Building.
The following materials were prepared for the June 19, 2019 Oversight Subcommittee hearing on ending the TCJA tax on houses of worship, charities, and nonprofits, which was canceled.
Testimony from Witnesses:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) and Ranking Member Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after the Senate passed the Taxpayer First Act, bipartisan legislation to redesign the Internal Revenue Service for the first time in over two decades: