David Williams

Wanted: Bipartisan Tax Reform

It’s not too late to reverse course through permanent, comprehensive tax reform. Streamlining and simplifying the tax code will allow taxpayers to keep more money in their pockets.

Avoiding Tax Reform Potholes

With health care reform on pause, Washington now turns the spotlight on the next big ticket item from the Trump administration legislative agenda: comprehensive tax reform.

A Cabinet for Generating Economic Growth

With a projected 1.8 percent growth rate for the economy in 2016, the economy is still struggling. Since President-elect Donald Trump’s November victory, he has demonstrated a sense of urgency to get the economy back on track by moving quickly to fill his cabinet, far outpacing his predecessors.

Time to Get to Work on Real Tax Reform

Thirty years have passed have passed since the Tax Reform Act of 1986 and it’s time, as the phrase goes, to get down to brass tacks and focus on the details of bringing our tax code into the 21st century. Reforming the tax code is not about just checking some random policy box, it is about making the tax code better for individuals and businesses.

No More Excuses: Candidates Need to Address Tax Reform

Amidst a contentious campaign, presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will finally meet on the debate stage tonight at Hofstra University in New York. Voters have been eagerly anticipating this first head-to-head matchup since the party conventions wrapped up this summer. And one of the three themes of the debate, “Achieving Prosperity,” will present both candidates with an opportunity to discuss comprehensive tax reform, an issue that will certainly help citizen of all economic levels.

Muddling the Tax Reform Debate

Last week, Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both traveled to Michigan within days of each other to give major economic policy speeches. With the economy continuing to falter — recent Commerce Department numbers show a paltry 1.2 percent growth the last quarter — Americans were eager to hear the candidates’ proposals on how […]

Tax Reform Blueprint Sets the Stage for 2017

Today, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will hold a public hearing where multiple stakeholders will give their input on Treasury’s recently proposed rules and their potential impact.  For those unfamiliar, Treasury announced early this spring that, in an effort to combat corporate inversions, it would propose that under Section 385 of […]