Senate Votes to Begin Conference on Tax Bill: Yesterday, the Senate voted 51-47 to begin conference negotiations to resolve differences between the House and Senate tax bills. The Senate conferees will be:

  • Orrin Hatch (R-UT)
  • Michael Enzi (R-WY)
  • Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)
  • John Cornyn (R-TX)
  • John Thune (R-SD)
  • Rob Portman (R-OH)
  • Patrick Toomey (R-PA)
  • Tim Scott (R-SC)
  • Patty Murray (D-WA)
  • Ron Wyden (D-OR)
  • Tom Carper (D-DE)
  • Debbie Stabenow (D-MI)
  • Maria Cantwell (D-WA)
  • Robert Menendez (D-NJ)
  • Bernie Sanders (I-VT)

Joint Committee Publishes Comparison of House and Senate Bills: Today the Joint Committee released a comparison of the House- and Senate-passed versions of the Tax Cuts and Job Act.

Ways and Means Oversight Committee to Hold Hearing on Taxpayer Experiences With the IRS: Today, the House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee announced that it will hold a hearing titled “IRS Reform: The Taxpayer Experience” on December 13.