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US Tax Reform Roadmap

The US Congress and the Trump administration are seeking to implement sweeping changes to US tax law before the end of 2017.

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Mayer Brown’s Tax Reform Roadmap highlights developments in the tax reform process and provides access to detailed observations and analysis by Mayer Brown lawyers who have a deep understanding of US tax law and current legislative initiatives.

December 7

Joint Committee on Taxation Releases a Comparison of the House- and Senate-Passed Tax Plan

Official Document: JCT Comparison

December 6

Senate Votes to Set Up the Conference Committee (51-47)

December 4

House Votes to Form the Conference Committee (222 to 192)

December 2

Senate Passes Senate Tax Plan on a 51–49 Vote

Official Document: Joint Committee on Taxation’s Estimated Revenue Effects of Senate-Passed Tax Plan

Official Document: Tax Bill (substitute amendment) as passed by Senate

Mayer Brown Analysis: Senate Bill Passage Takes Tax Reform One Step Closer to Reality

Mayer Brown Analysis: Senate’s Tax Bill’s Impact on the Tax Equity Market: Five Differences from the House Bill

December 1

Senate Releases Tax Bill Amendment Before the Vote

Official Document: Tax Bill Amendment

Official Document: Joint Committee on Taxation’s Estimated Revenue Effects of Modified Senate Tax Plan

November 30

Joint Committee on Taxation Releases a Dynamic Score of Senate Tax Plan

Official Document: Joint Committee on Taxation’s Macroeconomic Analysis of Senate Bill

November 29

Senate Votes to Open Debate on Senate Tax Plan (52 to 48)

Official Document: Tax Bill (revised) as considered by Senate

November 16

Senate Finance Committee Approves Senate Tax Plan

Official Documents: Joint Committee on Taxation’s Estimated Revenue Effects of Senate Tax Plan and Distributional Effects of Senate Tax Plan

Official Document: Tax Bill as reported to the Senate floor

Official Document: Section-by-Section Summary

 

House Passes Tax Bill

Official Document: Tax Bill as passed by House

Official Document: Section-by-Section Summary

Official Documents: Joint Committee on Taxation’s Estimated Revenue Effects and Distributional Effects of House Bill

Mayer Brown Analysis: A Sisyphean Task: The House of Representatives Passes Tax Reform Legislation

November 14

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Hatch Releases Modifications to Senate Tax Plan

Official Document: Additional comments from Chairman Hatch (corrected rate tables)

Official Documents: Joint Committee on Taxation’s Estimated Revenue Effects and Distribution Effects of the Chairman’s Amendment to Senate Tax Plan

Mayer Brown Analysis: The Drama Continues: Senate Finance Committee Chairman’s Mark Includes Proposals That Would Dramatically Impact Executive Compensation Programs

November 9

House Ways and Means Chairman Brady Releases Second Amendment to Tax Bill

Official Document: Additional Amendment from Chairman Brady

Official Documents: Joint Committee on Taxation’s Estimated Revenue Effects and Distributional Effects of the Chairman’s Amendment

 

House Ways and Means Committee Approves Tax Bill

 

Senate Finance Chairman Hatch Comments on the Bill

Official Documents: Description of the Chairman’s Mark of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” and Summary

Official Documents: Joint Committee on Taxation’s Estimated Revenue Effects and Distribution Effects of the Chairman’s Mark

Mayer Brown Analysis: A Good Piece of Music? The Senate Releases Its “Conceptual Mark” for 2018 Tax Reform

Mayer Brown Analysis: US Employment Litigation Round-Up for October 2017

November 7

House Ways and Means Chairman Brady Comments on Tax Bill

Official Document: Comments from Chairman Brady

November 2

House Republicans Introduce Tax Bill

Official Document: House Tax Bill

Official Document: Joint Committee on Taxation’s Description of the House Tax Bill

Official Document: Joint Committee on Taxation’s Estimated Revenue Effects of the House Tax Bill

Mayer Brown Analysis: The 2017 Federal Tax Legislation: A First Look

Mayer Brown Analysis: GOP Tax Bill Proposes Changes to the Renewable Energy Industry’s Tax Incentives

October 26 House Adopts Senate-Approved Budget Resolution
October 19 Senate Passes Budget Resolution
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