Pending Legislation

Committee Chairs Reach Agreement on IRA Charitable Rollver and Tax Extenders

Posted on: May 22nd, 2010
Senate Finance Committee Chair Max Baucus (D-MT) and House Ways and Means Committee Chair Sander Levin (D-MI) announced that they have reached an agreement on continuing the IRA Charitable Rollover and many other tax saving extensions....

Estate Tax Agreement Falls Apart

Posted on: May 18th, 2010
TheHill.com reported today that, according to Senate Minority Whip Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.), a deal in the works between Senate Democrats and Republicans on the estate tax has fallen apart....

Progress on the Estate Tax?

Posted on: May 12th, 2010
More from theHill.com on the estate tax in Kyl: Deal on the estate tax in the offing: "Sources close to the matter told The Hill last week that lawmakers are looking to give taxpayers the option of prepaying their estate tax....

Movement on the Estate Tax?

Posted on: May 11th, 2010
On May 4, Senate Finance Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) stated that members of Congress will discuss the estate tax along with a small business tax bill this week....

Update on Health Care Surtax

Posted on: March 22nd, 2010
The Reconciliation Bill (H.R. 4872), which passed the House and has gone to the Senate contains a 3.8% surtax on investment income for single taxpayers with modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) over $200,000, ...

10 Year Minimum GRAT Approved by Ways and Means Committee

Posted on: March 18th, 2010
Click "Continue Reading" for the pertinent text from the report by the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation. ...
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