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Washington Tax Insight October 2018

Politics and Congressional Activity The House voted 361-61 to approve a FY 2019 spending bill that would keep the government running past September 30th until December 7th by approving funding for the departments of Defense, Labor, Education and HHS and including short term funding for the rest of the government.  The Senate had passed the stopgap funding bill by a vote of 93-7 prior to the House vote.  Despite his […]

October 3, 2018

Washington Tax Insight September 2018

Politics and Congressional Activity Congressional activity has slowed in the month of August with both the House and Senate taking a recess, although the Senate recess was shortened to one week.  Key legislative issues, including the FY 2019 appropriations bills, must be dealt with in September, but the upcoming mid-term elections will be the primary focus in Washington this fall with the possibility that Republicans could lose the majority in […]

September 11, 2018

Three Types of Internal Tax Control Risks Every Business Should Consider

When looking at internal controls from a tax perspective, businesses tend to zero in on financial statement risk. And while that’s important, there’s really a lot more to it than that. In order to get a complete picture, there are three broad areas of risk that all companies should take into account. Inherent risk. This is risk that exists due to the nature of the company and its environment. It […]

August 7, 2018