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.
College loans/debt- Here is an interesting look at the issue and the challenges parents are having repaying the loans. Challenges partially due to changes made to the programs in past years. ow.ly/6EtD30mXwyi What are some of the downstream impacts? ow.ly/8mBb30mXwGR
Oh yes, the 2020 race for the Dem nomination has already started. Right now, it's a race for talent. Talent to staff a campaign team. With an expected crowded field, campaign talent could make or break a fledgling candidacy. ow.ly/XqSh30mXwi2 ow.ly/Zdd530mXwj1
British Prime Minister Theresa May faces her biggest challenge in getting a Brexit deal done. Yesterday, conservatives call for a vote of no confidence. This could force May out and jeopardize the Brexit deal timeline. ow.ly/O66K30mXw6c ow.ly/KUmG30mXw7f
Various reads today- Brexit explained: ow.ly/9qmr30mWNkW One of the most powerful positions in DC, CFBD Director. So who is the new Director? ow.ly/zsGt30mWNmW Don't look now, but China is considering lowering US car tariffs from 40% to15%! ow.ly/qVIz30mWNqK
Healthcare update: Appears Progressive Dems losing the inter-party argument on how far to push for healthcare reform, ie. Medicare for all. ow.ly/Qqi330mVOeg Generic Pharma price fixing investigation expanding to makers of 300 drugs. ow.ly/GCso30mVOl4