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Tax Policy

Tax Policy

 

The jurisdiction of the Subcommittee on Tax Policy shall consist of those revenue measures that, from time to time, shall be referred to it specifically by the Chairman of the full Committee.

Recent Activity

Apr 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) released the following statement on reports of Internal Revenue Service (IRS) technical problems:  

Apr 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight Ranking Member John Lewis (D-GA) and Oversight Chairman Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) released a package of bills to redesign the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for the first time in over 20 years. 

Mar 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Oversight Subcommittee Ranking Member John Lewis (D-GA) and Chairman Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) released a discussion draft entitled “The Taxpayer First Act.” This bipartisan legislation will propose ways to improve the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for the first time since 1998. 

Ranking Member Lewis said:

Mar 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Ways and Means Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) sent a letter to Business Roundtable Chairman Jamie Dimon encouraging companies to help their workers weather the United States’ retirement crisis and invest savings they received from Republicans’ $2.3 trillion tax law in their employees’ pensions or 401(k) plans.

Mar 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, 11 Democratic members of the Ways and Means Committee sent a letter to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Acting Commissioner David Kautter requesting an explanation for the agency’s decision to create restrictions on the prepayment of 2017 property taxes that are not included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA).

Feb 15, 2018 Press Release

(As prepared for delivery)

Secretary Mnuchin, thank you for joining us today.  

Subcommittee's Activity in Previous Congress

Ranking Member

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Lloyd Doggett
Texas ~ 35

Democratic Members

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John Larson
Connecticut ~ 01
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Linda Sánchez
California ~ 38
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Mike Thompson
California ~ 05
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Suzan DelBene
Washington ~ 01
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Earl Blumenauer
Oregon ~ 03