Kevin Brady

Aide tries to refocus U.S. tax debate after Trump’s corporate rate remark

Aide tries to refocus U.S. tax debate after Trump’s corporate rate remark

Published 08/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump gestures as he speaks at the White House in Washington, U.S., November 27, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin LamarqueWASHINGTON (Reuters) - President [more…]

Risks ahead for U.S. tax push as disputes linger, Trump returns

Risks ahead for U.S. tax push as disputes linger, Trump returns

Published 13/11/2017

Congressional Republicans pushed ahead on Monday on a U.S. tax code overhaul as a Senate panel considered the issue, but risks lay ahead with major intraparty disputes unsettled and President Donald Trump returning soon from Asia as the debate heats up. [more…]

Republicans confident of passing House tax bill: Brady

Republicans confident of passing House tax bill: Brady

Published 13/11/2017

The U.S. House of Representatives Republican leadership is confident it has the votes to pass a tax overhaul bill when it comes to the House floor later this week, the chairman of the tax-writing Ways and Means committee, Representative Kevin Brady, said Monday. [more…]

Dueling Republican tax plans advance in Congress

Dueling Republican tax plans advance in Congress

Published 10/11/2017

U.S. Senate Republicans unveiled a tax plan on Thursday that differed from the House of Representatives' version on several key fronts, including how they treat the corporate tax rate, the tax deduction for state and local taxes, and the estate tax. [more…]

House weighing `host of ideas` in tax bill revision, Ryan says

House weighing `host of ideas` in tax bill revision, Ryan says

Published 06/11/2017

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Sunday that Republican lawmakers are weighing a "host of ideas" as the House tax-writing committee begins revising a tax bill this week, though he expects the broad outlines to remain the same. [more…]

Trump tax overhaul under intensifying fire as Congress readies bill

Trump tax overhaul under intensifying fire as Congress readies bill

Published 30/10/2017

President Donald Trump's plan for overhauling the U.S. tax system faced growing opposition from interest groups on Sunday, as Republicans prepare to unveil sweeping legislation that could eliminate some of the most popular tax breaks to help pay for lower taxes. [more…]

House narrowly passes measure paving way for Trump tax cuts

House narrowly passes measure paving way for Trump tax cuts

Published 26/10/2017

The U.S. House of Representatives helped pave the way on Thursday for deep tax cuts sought by President Donald Trump and Republican leaders, but barely overcame a revolt within party ranks that could foreshadow trouble ahead. [more…]

Republicans move on tax reform- Fed officials see economic threats

Republicans move on tax reform- Fed officials see economic threats

Published 05/10/2017

Congressional Republicans moved to hasten an overhaul of the U.S. tax code on Thursday, while Federal Reserve officials warned in rare public remarks that President Donald Trump's tax plan could lead to inflation and unsustainable federal debt. [more…]

Republican senator criticizes Trump tax plan

Republican senator criticizes Trump tax plan

Published 02/10/2017

U.S. Senator Rand Paul, a conservative maverick who helped kill the latest Republican effort to overturn Obamacare, took issue with President Donald Trump's tax plan on Monday, asking in a tweet if it was really Republican. [more…]

Trump to Senate Republicans: kill Obamacare now, replace later

Trump to Senate Republicans: kill Obamacare now, replace later

Published 01/07/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump listens as South Korean President Moon Jae-in delivers a statement from the Rose Garden after meetings at the White House in Washington, U.S. June 30, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

U.S. President Donald Trump urged Republican senators in a tweet on Friday to repeal Obamacare immediately if they cannot agree on a new plan to replace it, muddying the waters as congressional leaders struggle for consensus on healthcare legislation.

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