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Top Three 3/9/18

Mar 08, 2018

1. This week, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, chaired by Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA), held the first hearing on the Trump Administration’s infrastructure proposal. The witness for the hearing was Elaine Chao, Secretary of Transportation.

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2. Against extreme pushback from a large contingent of Republican Members of Congress and some White House staff, President Trump imposed new tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. The President's proclamation will impose a 25 percent tariff on steel and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum beginning March 23. The president has marketed this plan as a method for furthering his American-made platform, however he did decide at the last minute to exempt Canada and Mexico from the tariffs, citing nation security concerns.

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3. Good tax policy demands good information! If your business is organized as an S corporation, please be sure to fill out the new S-Corp Survey. You can access this quick and easy to complete survey here »

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