On November 17, 2022, TEI submitted comments to the IRS on proposed changes to Schedule UTP. The comments identified a variety of critical policy issues that must be evaluated in a thoughtful and deliberative manner and urged the IRS to put an indefinite hold on the proposed changes and engage in a meaningful collaboration with stakeholders to identify reasonable alternatives.
On December 9, 2021, TEI issued a compilation of substantive comments and recommendations concerning select corporate and international tax reform provisions in H.R. 5376, the Build Back Better Act, as passed by the House of Representatives on November 19, 2021. This submission represents the culmination of several months’ worth of consultation with members of TEI's Tax Reform Task Force and other standing committees, who contributed an array of perspectives and concerns from across the industry spectrum.
On May 11, 2021, TEI officially weighed into the brewing tax reform debate in Washington, D.C., through the issuance of its new Guideposts for Tax Policy. The guideposts are intended to highlight a series of high-priority, broadly applicable principles of sound tax policy to inform the current deliberations in the 117th Congress and Biden administration. They are also intended to lay a solid, principles-based foundation to support TEI’s substantive, issue-focused advocacy activities in the weeks and months ahead. TEI encourages policymakers to adopt these guideposts