Today In Washington
July 10, 2018
Source: Charlie Greene - Manager, Government Relations
House Considers SBA Bills Today – The House will vote today to reauthorize the Small Business Administration’s SCORE program (H.R. 1700) and to mandate that SBA and the Patent and Trademark Office provide intellectual property protection training to small businesses (H.R. 2655).
Appropriations Watch – The House Rules Committee announced yesterday that a second minibus of appropriations bills will be packaged together and brought to the floor next week, including Interior-Environment and Financial Services spending bills. The House Appropriations Committee has rescheduled the twice-delayed full committee markup of the Labor-HHS-Education bill for Wednesday morning.
- Wednesday, July 11 @ 10 AM: House Appropriations Committee, Full Committee Markup - FY19 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, 2175 Rayburn House Office Building
- Wednesday, July 11 @ 11 AM: House Small Business Committee, Innovation Nation: How Small Businesses in the Digital Technology Industry Use Intellectual Property, 2360 Rayburn House Office Building
- Thursday, July 12 @ 10 AM: Senate Banking Committee, An Overview of the Credit Bureaus and the Fair Credit Reporting Act, 538 Dirksen Senate Office Building
October 22, 2018
Treasury Releases Proposed Regulations on Opportunity Zones Designed to Incentivize Investment in American Communities
The IRS's proposed regulations clarify that any person that recognizes capital gain for U.S. federal income tax purposes is eligible to defer all or a portion of such gain by investing in an Opportunity Fund.