October 18, 2018

Tax Law

Letters & Testimony

The ABA frequently corresponds with Members of Congress, the Executive Branch and other governmental bodies and testifies before Congress on matters of importance to the administration of justice and the legal profession.

115th Congress

1/16/18
House and Senate Appropriations Leaders
ABA Urges Congress to Support Adequate IRS Funding for FY 2018

12/13/17
H.R. 1 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Conferees
ABA Urges Conferees for H.R. 1 to Apply Pass-Through Tax Reductions to Professional Service Businesses

11/28/17
House Ways and Means Committee and Senate Finance Committee
ABA Letter in Support of Student Loan Interest Tax Deduction

4/21/17
House Ways and Means Committee
ABA Letter in Opposition to Accrual Accounting

4/21/17
Senate Committee on Finance
ABA Letter in Opposition to Accrual Accounting

114th Congress

9/14/16
House Small Business Committee
ABA Taxation Section Testifies on IRS Audits of Small Businesses

4/26/16
Senate Finance Committee
ABA Reiterates Opposition to Harmful Tax Proposals Affecting Law Firms

4/13/16
House Subcommittee on Tax Policy
ABA Reiterates Opposition to Harmful Tax Proposals Affecting Law Firms

4/13/16
House Committee on Ways and Means
ABA Reiterates Opposition to Harmful Tax Proposals Affecting Law Firms

4/13/16
Senate Finance Committee
ABA Reiterates Opposition to Harmful Tax Proposals Affecting Law Firms

3/17/16
House and Senate Appropriations Leaders
ABA Urges Congress to Support Adequate IRS Funding for FY 2017

12/16/15
Internal Revenue Service
ABA Opposes Proposed Rule on Donee Substantiation of Charitable Contributions

4/6/15
Senate Finance Committee
ABA Urges Congress to Reject Harmful Tax Proposals Affecting Law Firms

4/6/15
House Committee on Ways and Means
ABA Urges Congress to Reject Harmful Tax Proposals Affecting Law Firms

113th Congress

7/21/14
House & Senate
Letter supporting IRS funding for FY 2015 (Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, Committee on Appropriations)

7/10/14
House Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax & Capital Access
ABA Supports Law Firms' Use of Cash Accounting, Warns of Proposed Tax on Phantom Income

1/13/14
House Ways & Means Committee
ABA Urges Congress to Reject Burdensome New Tax Proposal Affecting Law Firms

1/13/14
Senate Finance Committee
ABA Urges Congress to Reject Burdensome New Tax Proposal Affecting Law Firms

11/19/13
News Item Only (ABA Board of Governors)
ABA Resolution Opposing Burdensome New Tax Proposal Affecting Law Firms

112th Congress

11/9/11
House & Senate
Letter supporting increased IRS funding for FY 2012 (Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, Committee on Appropriations)

3/16/11
House & Senate
Letter supporting increased IRS funding for FY 2011 and 2012 (Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, Committee on Appropriations)

111th Congress

10/28/10
Alabama State Bar
Letter supporting the proposed Alabama Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights

4/5/10
House & Senate
Letter supporting increased IRS funding for FY 2011 (Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, Committee on Appropriations)

4/14/09
House & Senate
Letter supporting increased IRS funding for FY 2010 (Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, Committee on Appropriations)

110th Congress

4/29/08
Senate
Letter supporting increased IRS funding for FY 2009 (Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, Committee on Appropriations)

4/29/08
House
Letter supporting increased IRS funding for FY 2009 (Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, Committee on Appropriations)

109th Congress

4/14/05
House
Written statement on the need for simplification of tax laws (Subcommittee on Oversight, Committeee on Ways and Means)

4/14/05
Senate
Letter commenting on IRS funding (Subcommittee on Transportation, Treasury, the Judiciary and Housing and Urban Development, Committee on Appropriations)

4/14/05
House
Letter commenting on IRS funding (Subcommittee on Transportation, Treasury, the Judiciary and Housing and Urban Development, Committee on Appropriations)