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Eye on Washington: Your Source for Tax Developments

Changes to the way businesses and individuals are taxed arise from many sources, whether from legislation, judicial rulings or administrative updates. With Republicans controlling both chambers of Congress and the White House, the prospects for some form of comprehensive tax reform are at their greatest level in recent time. Eye on Washington will help you prepare for these and other developments that impact your individual and business tax concerns. Our power rankings, insights, media coverage and webinars are designed to inform and assist you with strategic planning that will enable you to deal with these actual and potential tax changes.

Our biweekly Tax Reform Power Rankings publication features trending tax topics and related issues, and the discussions that surround them.

CBIZ keeps you up-to-date on tax reform. Tax Reform Power Rankings – May 23, 2017
The House Ways and Means Committee held its first hearings on tax reform. Among the topics discussed were whether tax reform would be deficit neutral and how tax cuts would affect middle class individuals. Learn More
CBIZ keeps you up-to-date on tax reform. Tax Reform Power Rankings – May 9, 2017
The House passed the American Health Care Act on May 4, and the replacement for the ACA moves to the Senate. Discussions on health reform are expected to take some time. Learn More
CBIZ keeps you up-to-date on tax reform. Tax Reform Power Rankings- April 25, 2017
While Congress was on Easter break the White House continued the discussion on tax and health care reform, saying one cannot happen without the other. Learn More
CBIZ keeps you up-to-date on tax reform. Tax Reform Power Rankings – April 11, 2017
After another failed attempt to revive health care reform, the House turned to tax reform. Discussion points were mapped out, although tax reform is also expected to pass through budget reconciliation. Learn More

Every other week, we take a deep dive into a tax reform topic to illustrate the form legislative tax changes may take and the process tax reform may go through.

CBIZ keeps you up-to-date on tax reform. Overbooked: How Congressional Activity May Delay Health Care and Tax Reform
Politics aside, the full agenda of issues Congress has slated for summer 2017 may make drafting and approval both health care reform and tax reform unlikely. Learn More

Health Care Reform Moves to the Senate
The House passed the American Health Care Act on May 4, and the replacement for the ACA moves to the Senate. Discussions on health reform are expected to take some time. Learn More
CBIZ keeps you up-to-date on White House announcements that affect taxes.
Trump Administration Outlines Tax Plan
On April 26, 2017 the Trump administration released additional plans for tax reform for the Learn More.
CBIZ keeps you up-to-date on tax reform. Will the Reconciliation Rules Topple Trump’s Tax Plan?
Most Senate bills require unanimous consent to end debate on the bill. Budget reconciliation measures do not and may be the method used to pass both tax reform and health care reform. Learn More

A Closer Look at the Border-Adjusted Tax
The House Blueprint for tax reform proposed paying for tax reform with a border-adjusted tax. The BAT is controversial and would radically alter how corporations and businesses are taxed. Learn More

House Fails to Pass the American Health Care Act, What Now for Tax Reform?
Spending cuts from repealing and replacing the ACA would be used to help pay for tax cuts. How the votes fall on health care can also tell us whether Congress has the votes to approve tax reform measures. Learn More

Our professionals regularly share their insights with national news publications. 

CBIZ keeps you up-to-date on tax reform. What Reform Will Mean for Tax Pros
Comprehensive tax reform would make tax planning more essential, particularly if the estate tax is repealed and the pass-through entity tax rate is kept at a lower rate. Read more at Accounting Today.
CBIZ helps you identify what tax updates could affect your business.
Trump’s Tax Plan Could Help Businesses, But Questions Remain
The plan outlined by President Trump in late April offers tax benefits for businesses, but bipartisan support will likely be needed to make the full tax changes outlined by the Trump Administration. Read more in Entrepreneur .
CBIZ monitors tax reform.
How Popular Tax Deductions Would Change Under the Trump Tax Plan
Mortgage interest and charitable deductions will stay, but everything else is gone. That could have a significant effect on taxes for individuals. Watch our Nightly Business Report Video coverage.
CBIZ helps you identify what tax updates could affect your business.
Here's One Group Who Will Love Trump's Tax Plan No Matter What
The 15% pass-through rate in President Trump’s tax plan would be a huge boon to small business owners. See these and our insights included in this The Street article.
CBIZ helps you identify what tax updates could affect your business.
Will Trump’s Tax Plan Benefit Small Businesses?
Small business owners are watching tax reform carefully, particularly how the House Blueprint will be combined with the Trump administration plan. See these and other insights in our Entrepreneur article.
CBIZ monitors tax reform.
Who Wins if Trump Repeals the Estate Tax?
If the estate tax repeal goes through under the Trump tax plan, the benefit will be held by one particular group of taxpayers. See these and other insights in this CNBC article.
CBIZ monitors tax reform.
What Does Trump Have In Store for Your Tax Return?
Tax cuts for businesses, increased standard deductions and other provisions that President Trump advocated on the campaign trail could become part of the tax code. See our insights in our CNBC slideshow.
CBIZ keeps you up-to-date on tax reform. Trump Victory Paves Path Forward for House GOP Tax Blueprint
Although President Trump had a tax reform plan during his campaign, the adoption of tax reform measures similar to those proposed by the House Tax Reform Blueprint is more likely. Read more at Bloomberg BNA.
CBIZ helps you identify what tax updates could affect your business.
Executive Education Series Eye on Washington Q2 2017 Business Tax Update- July 27, 2017
In our Executive Education Series webinar, we'll discuss recent IRS and regulatory updates as well as a review of recently enacted or proposed tax legislation. Register here.
CBIZ helps you identify what tax updates could affect your business.
Executive Education Series: Eye on Washington Q2 2017 Business Tax Update - Aug. 1, 2017
The rebroadcast of our second quarter Executive Education Series webinar will cover IRS and regulatory updates as well as a review of recently enacted or proposed tax legislation. Register here.
CBIZ helps you identify what tax updates could affect your business.
Executive Education Series: Eye on Washington Q3 2017 Quarterly Business Tax Update - Oct. 26, 2017
In our Executive Education Series webinar, we'll discuss the outlook for new tax legislation and other regulatory and judicial updates that could have an impact on tax planning. Register here.
CBIZ helps you identify what tax updates could affect your business.
Executive Education Series: Eye on Washington Q3 2017 Business Tax Update - Oct. 31, 2017
The rebroadcast of our third quarter Eye on Washington webinar will cover tax developments that could affect businesses and individuals. Register here.
CBIZ helps you identify what tax updates could affect your business.
Executive Education Series: Eye on Washington Q4 Update - Feb. 8, 2018
Our fourth quarter 2017 webinar will discuss administrative, legislative and judicial updates that could have an effect on business tax planning. Register here.
CBIZ helps you identify what tax updates could affect your business.
Executive Education Series: Eye on Washington Q4 2017 Business Tax Update - Feb. 13, 2018
The rebroadcast of our quarterly business tax update webinar will discuss significant developments that could affect your business tax planning. Register here.