UPDATES

Brady Statement on W&M Provisions Included in FY18 Appropriations Legislation

March 21, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – This week, the House and Senate are set to vote on “omnibus” appropriations legislation for the rest of fiscal year 2018. Included in this bill are policies championed by Ways and Means Committee Members that will ensure tax relief for our farmers and ranchers, strengthen families, support our local communities and job creators, and help those who are ...

GOP to USTR: Maintain Key NAFTA Provision

March 21, 2018 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Ways and Means Committee Member David Schweikert (R-Ariz.), Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-Texas), Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee Chairman Dave Reichert (R-Wash.), and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) led 99 of their Republican colleagues in a

The Need for IRS Reform: Taxpayers Deserve a Modern IRS

March 20, 2018 — Blog

Current Systems from the Kennedy Era In this day and age, no major organization can be successful without modern technology to support it.  And yet, did you know that the IRS continues to maintain information technology (IT) systems dating back to when President Kennedy was in office in the early 1960s?  These systems, which are critical to ensuring the IRS’s ability to ...

Brady Statement on POTUS’ Plan to Tackle the Opioid Epidemic

March 19, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement on President Trump’s proposal to fight the opioid epidemic: “From day one, President Trump has been committed to combatting the opioid epidemic in America. Today’s announcement from the White House makes clear that we have a ...

Chairman Brady Announces Senior Staff Changes for Ways and Means

March 19, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) announced three changes to his senior staff team for the Committee: Machalagh Carr will serve as General Counsel and Parliamentarian, Rachel Kaldahl as Oversight Staff Director, and Julia Slingsby as Communications Director. Chairman Brady said: “These ...

Tax Extenders in a Post Tax Reform World

March 16, 2018 — Blog

Yesterday, the Tax Policy Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-FL) held a hearing on “Post Tax Reform Evaluation of Recently Expired Tax Provisions.”  This hearing was a chance for lawmakers, stakeholders, and advocates to examine temporary tax provisions – often referred to as “tax extenders” – in the tax code following the implementation of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. ...

Brady Applauds 5th Circuit for Rejecting Fiduciary Rule

March 16, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement regarding the decision by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to vacate the Fiduciary Rule regulation issued by the Department of Labor during the Obama Administration: