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Our favorite take on one of the most important developments of the last two weeks

Unraveling the tax reform bill: What you need to know

House Republicans released a sweeping tax reform bill that would overhaul individual and business taxes. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act represents a significant starting point for legislation that would have far-reaching implications for taxpayers of all income levels. Grant Thornton’s in-depth analysis breaks down the bill to provide a clear picture of the potential implications for businesses and individuals.

Grant Thornton, November 9, 2017

The Ways and the Means

The latest analysis on regulatory, policy, and legislative process, and when it’s happening

Here’s where the GOP tax bill stands right now

The House tax-writing committee began four days of work Monday to hammer out the details of the Republican tax cut plan. Find answers to many common questions about the tax bill.

Bloomberg, November 6, 2017

All your major questions about the GOP tax plan, answered

House Republicans released the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, kicking off a new, more public phase of their effort to rewrite the nation’s tax code.

The Washington Post, November 2, 2017

Departures promise to reshape the House, whether or not election does

With a year left before the midterm elections, the line of senior House Republicans heading for the exits continues to grow.

The New York Times, November 5, 2017

How Grant Thornton Can Help

Whether navigating market and regulatory changes, or trying to better prepare for your future business environment, Grant Thornton is ready to help you develop innovative and practical solutions.

Follow The Leading Indicators

A macro look at what’s impacting markets, trade, labor, and the environment

The Paradise Papers hacking and the consequences of privacy

In the world of offshore finance, privacy long ago became a corrosive secrecy.

The New York Times, November 7, 2017

Here’s what Trump must get done on his high-stakes Asia trip

Looking for economic wins after campaigning as dealmaker, Trump confronts some of the most significant tests of his national security and economic agendas.

Bloomberg, November 1, 2017

Lawmakers are again fighting over drilling in the fragile arctic wildlife refuge

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) voiced support for oil and gas drilling in this remote and fragile ecosystem.

The Huffington Post, November 2, 2017

This Means Business

Trade, taxes and Trump: Operating in a changing landscape

Pledging to create 25 million jobs over the next ten years, President Donald Trump has focused on an “America-First” trade policy, backed by tax cuts and rebuilding infrastructure. Threats to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) could bring big changes to businesses.

Grant Thornton, November 9, 2017

Trade, taxes and Trump

Industry Impact

What’s moving in industry, especially pharma, tech, energy, finance, and manufacturing

Defense contractors busy preparing to meet cybersecurity deadline

Defense contractors have two months to comply with one of the most complicated Pentagon regulations to hit their desks in years.

Bloomberg Government, October 31, 2017

Should regulators block CVS from buying Aetna?

A proposed health-care merger raises difficult antitrust questions.

The Economist, November 4, 2017

U.S. trade panel backs solar tariffs

Members of the U.S. International Trade Commission recommend the Trump administration impose a tariff of up to 35% on imported solar panels.

The Wall Street Journal, October 31, 2017

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