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House Republicans Propose TCJA Tax Reform 2.0 Bills

House Republicans are taking action to make permanent the individual and small business tax cuts enacted under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) by introducing the following three bills to accomplish Republicans’ Tax Reform 2.0 package: H.R. 6760, the Protecting Family … Continue reading

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Tax Reform 2.0 Takes Shape

This evening, Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released a series of bills which have been dubbed “Tax Reform 2.0.” These bills modify and build upon the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in December, whose individual provisions are currently set to … Continue reading

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New South Wales Law Reform Commission Consultation on Digital Assets after Death

The Law Reform Commission in New South Wales, Australia has released a consultation paper on laws that affect access to a person's digital assets after they die or become incapacitated.As a background document explains:"In general, a person's digital property and … Continue reading

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Alimony Is No Longer Deductible Under Tax Reform

From AccountingToday: Over 600,000 taxpayers claimed a deduction for alimony on their 2015 returns, but for divorces entered into after 2018, alimony will no longer be deductible by the payor and the income will not be taxed to the recipient,… … Continue reading

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Concrete Suggestions for Bar Exam Reform

Many of us have spent decades critiquing the bar exam, and particularly the MBE’s multiple choice question content and format. In How to Build a Better Bar Exam, a short essay written with Professors Carol Chomsky and Eileen Kaufman, we discuss two law … Continue reading

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