Jan 29, 2014 2A dynamic and insightful speaker, Jeff Bush is known for his unique ability to decode difficult and confusing tax and fiscal information coming out of Washington. Jeff is a colleague of Andy Friedman and an integral part of The Washington Update, the industry thought leader that guides domestic clients through the complex and ever-changing political […]
As 2017 drew to a close, Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, tax reform legislation that made sweeping changes to the Internal Revenue Code. When Congress last reformed the tax code in 1986, the legislative process took over two years. This time Congress accomplished the same feat in two months. This white paper discusses the portions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that are of particular importance to business owners, investors, and financial advisors. We point out situations that are likely to fare better and those likely to fare worse under the legislation. At the end, we present a chart of “winners and losers” that takes into account these individual situations. The chart also shows business and economic sectors particularly likely to be affected by these tax changes, thereby potentially altering their equity valuations.
Here is a good analysis of our trade relationship with Canada. Negotiators had hoped for a breakthrough as soon as today in the Canadian portion of the NAFTA renegotiations. ow.ly/hHjS30lUT8J
Virginia legislature still slogging along trying to redraw US House district maps ahead of deadline. Recall, the PA Supreme Court redrew their map when the legislature couldn't/wouldn't get it done. This advantaged the dems sizably for 2018. ow.ly/cVpZ30lTNeM
With all the big headlines this week, you may have missed this. North Korea appears to have reopened the idea of meaningful talks with the U.S.. We've seen this before, but talking is better than not talking. ow.ly/FN7p30lTMNX ow.ly/5glF30lTMOO
Government shutdown averted? Will the Retirement Enhancement & Savings Act pass? Will I be able to stretch my IRA? What about Tax Reform 2.0? Read our latest white paper: ow.ly/9hNo30lTRqf
Collusion between hospitals & insurers are creating distorted pricing in various markets around the US. This, with combined w/a lack of transparency, contribute to keeping healthcare prices falsely high & add fuel to Medicare for all/single payor efforts. ow.ly/e5TU30lT0Z5