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Treasury Department Issues Rules on Corporate Inversions

Treasury Department Issues Rules on Corporate Inversions

Earlier this week, Treasury and the IRS released guidance aimed at reducing the tax benefits of corporate tax inversions, while Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew continues to urge Congress to act on this issue.

Government Remains Funded, Lawmakers Return Home

Late last week, Congress passed the FY 2015 CR which will fund the government through Dec. 11 at current levels. Both chambers are now on recess until after the midterm elections in November.

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Action Moves Forward on Continuing Resolution

The House is set to vote soon on a 10-week CR to keep the government running beyond Sept. 30, and includes language on ISIL. The Senate is expected to pass the measure quickly after the House.

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Lawmakers Focus on Continuing Resolution

Congress has less than ten legislative days before current government funds run out on Sept. 30, making one of their top priorities in coming days the passage of a continuing resolution to keep the federal government funded.

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House Leader Outlines September Agenda

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) outlined his September agenda which includes plans to pass a short-term spending bill, as well as packaging 14 bills into a jobs package and another package of 13 bills aimed at lowering energy costs.

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Online Sales Tax Resources

NSBA has compiled a few resources to help small-business owners navigate state sales taxes and understand how their business may be impacted by state sales taxes and the small seller exemption.

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Congress Returns with a Full Legislative Plate

When Congress returns to Washington, D.C. next week, there are several must-pass pieces of legislation awaiting them, including appropriations bills, reauthorization of Ex-Im Bank, tax extenders, the internet tax moratorium, and much more.

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NSBA Economic Report: Small-Business Hiring Improves

NSBA today released the 2014 Mid-Year Economic Report which shows positive gains in revenues and hiring as well as improved economic outlook and confidence among America’s small-business owners.

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IRS Warns Taxpayers about Phone Scam Alert

On Aug. 13, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a warning to the public to safeguard against increasing scams targeting taxpayers across the nation from individuals claiming to represent the IRS and demanding payment. To date, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) received 90,000 complaints through its telephone hotline and an estimated $5 […]

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Unfinished Business Awaits Congress in September

Lawmakers began their five-week August recess this week, leaving a great deal of work to be done upon their return in September in the approximately 12 scheduled legislative days before the Nov. 4 midterm elections.

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