Category Archives: Taxes

H.R.1 – Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending November 17, 2017 H.R.1 – Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Brief – Impact on individuals – The bill eliminates the deduction for state and local income and sales taxes, while capping it for property taxes at $10,000; Limits the mortgage interest deduction used by homeowners to $500,000 worth of mortgage debt; […]

H.R.849 – Protecting Seniors’ Access to Medicare Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending November 3, 2017 H.R.849 – Protecting Seniors’ Access to Medicare Act of 2017 Brief – This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to terminate the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB). “H.R. 849 would repeal the provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that established the Independent Payment […]

H.R.1393 – Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 23, 2017 H.R.1393 – Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2017 Brief – The bill report states its purpose “The Mobile Workforce Act provides a clear, uniform framework for when states may tax nonresident employees who travel to the taxing state to perform work. In particular, the bill […]

H.R.2581 – Verify First Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 16, 2017 H.R.2581 – Verify First Act Brief – This bill is contingent on passage into law of the American Healthcare Act, the Republican replacement of the Affordable Care Act (ACA / Obamacare) The bill concerns itself with tax credits proposed in the AHCA, HR 1628, to offset the cost […]

H.R.2579 – Broader Options for Americans Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 16, 2017 H.R.2579 – Broader Options for Americans Act Brief – This bill has no effect until the American Healthcare Act, the Republican replacement for Obamacare, is enacted into law. “Under current law, employment-based health plans are generally required to offer employees and their families the option to continue coverage, […]

HR 10 Minority Views

MINORITY VIEWS to HR 10 the Financial CHOICE Act of 2017   H.R. 10, the “Financial CHOICE Act” (herein called the “Wrong Choice Act”), will eliminate several of the most important aspects of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (“Wall Street Reform”). Wall Street Reform effectively addressed failures in the […]

CBO Estimate of HR 1628, the American Healthcare Act

Congressional Budget Office Estimate of HR 1628, the American Healthcare Act as passed by the House CBO and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) have completed an estimate of the direct spending and revenue effects of H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act of 2017, as passed by the House of Representatives. […]

H.R.2192 – To amend the Public Health Service Act to eliminate the non-application of certain State waiver provisions to Members of Congress and congressional staff.

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending May 5, 2017 H.R.2192 – To amend the Public Health Service Act to eliminate the non-application of certain State waiver provisions to Members of Congress and congressional staff. Sponsor:    Rep. McSally, Martha [R-AZ-2] (Introduced 04/27/2017) Brief – “If the American Health Care Act is enacted, effective as if included in […]