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House Ways and Means Panel Sets March 27 Hearing on 2017 Tax Law

March 20, 2019, 4:48 PM

The House Ways and Means Committee will have a hearing March 27 on the Republican tax overhaul of 2017 and “who it left behind,” Chairman Richard Neal, a Democrat, said in a statement.

  • Neal, of Massachusetts, has said repeatedly he wants re-examine the tax law, while Senate Democrats have derided the new law as a tax scam that benefits the wealthy.
  • The law reduced the corporate tax rate to 21 percent and put in place a $10,000 cap for state and local tax deductions.
  • Republicans used a fast-track budget process to pass the bill in the Senate, enabling them to...
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