Weekly Report from Washington, D.C.

CCH Tax Day Report

President Trump announced a nominee for a key Treasury Department tax post. The IRS reminded taxpayers about safeguarding documents and exempt organizations to file returns.

White House

President Trump nominated David J. Kautter to be the Treasury Department’s next assistant secretary for tax policy (TAXDAY, 2017/05/12, W.1).

Congress

Senate. The Senate began debate over health care legislation (TAXDAY, 2017/05/11, C.1).

Senate lawmakers asked the Treasury Department and the IRS for guidance on qualified student loan bonds (TAXDAY, 2017/05/10, C.1).

IRS

Natural Disasters. The IRS provided tips to help taxpayers safeguard against natural disasters (IR-2017-98; TAXDAY, 2017/05/10, I.4).

Determination Letters. The IRS made an announcement about determination letters (Rev. Proc. 2017-38; TAXDAY, 2017/05/10, I.5).

LITC. The IRS announced that Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) grant applications are available (IR-2017-94; TAXDAY, 2017/05/08, I.5).

Exempt Organizations. The IRS reminded exempt organizations to file returns (IR-2017-97; TAXDAY, 2017/05/09, I.1).

By Jessica Jeane and George L. Yaksick, Jr., Wolters Kluwer News Staff

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