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To Conform, or Not? States Mull Options for Taxation under Tax Cuts & Jobs Act

States are reviewing and/or adopting new approaching to state taxation in light of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Learn more about the impact, how states are responding and the importance of planning under the new tax landscape in our … Continue reading

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Commissioner Quintenz warns “grim” budget situation threatens CFTC functioning, may cause staff cuts

By Lene Powell, J.D. CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz warned that if the CFTC does not get a funding increase for FY 2019, the agency may be forced to cut staff and may have trouble meeting its core market surveillance and … Continue reading

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IRA Trusts After the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Many taxpayers have amassed substantial assets in their Roth and traditional IRAs. Instead of paying these assets to a beneficiary, they may instead be made payable to an individual beneficiary. This scheme may be more beneficial for asset protection and… … Continue reading

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Congress votes for spending bill without Trump energy cuts; Trump may veto it

Enlarge (credit: CatLane / Getty Images) On Friday morning, the US Senate passed a $1.3 trillion spending bill that could avert yet another government shutdown. Although the bill covers the breadth of US government activities, one interesting outcome of budget … Continue reading

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Baltimore to join lawsuit against U.S. health agency over cuts to programs that help prevent teen pregnancy

The Baltimore Sun (Mar. 7, 2018): Baltimore to join lawsuit against U.S. health agency over cuts to programs that help prevent teen pregnancy, by Ian Duncan: The city of Baltimore intends to join a lawsuit against President Trump filed last… … Continue reading

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