Eve Levin  //  10/8/17  //  Topic Update


Under President Trump’s proposed tax plan, tax cuts shrink over time — except for the top 1 percent of earners, who would benefit more than anyone else (NYT).

House and Senate Republicans released conflicting budget resolutions, which may complicate the Trump administration’s push for tax reform (Politico).

  • Meanwhile, the Trump administration is having difficulty promoting its tax reform proposal due to internal conflict over whether the proposal should be deficit-neutral and include middle-class tax cuts, writes Tory Newmyer in the Washington Post.

The White House is considering an executive order that would instruct federal agencies to review regulations related to low-income assistance programs (Politico).

The Treasury Department announced its plans to withdraw the Obama administration’s proposed estate tax rules (The Hill).


Updates | The Week of January 15, 2018

1/14/18  //  Daily Update

The Trump Administration opts for speed rather than accuracy in implementing the new tax law.

Zachary Piaker

Columbia Law School

Update | The Week of November 27, 2017

12/4/17  //  Daily Update

The Senate passed a sweeping tax rewrite early Saturday.

Jeffrey Stein

Columbia Law School

Updates | The Week of October 23, 2017

10/31/17  //  Daily Update

Commentary continued on President Trump's proposed tax plan. Whether the President can get the plan through Congress remains unclear.