Tax lawyer: Code reform stymied by dysfunctional Congress

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Daniel Berman, School of Law

Passage of major tax reform legislation appears unlikely soon, partly because of partisan gridlock in Congress as bad as any in the past century and a half, a noted tax lawyer told the AICPA spring Council on Tuesday in Scottsdale, Ariz…

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“Now, the members aren’t even acting in their own best interest as much as posturing. It’s all based not on whether a bill is something the country could use, it’s based on staking out a position for the next presidential election.”

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