Oct 06, 2016

Tax Policies to Consider: The Next Major Presidential Candidates’ Tax Platforms

election-2016As you study the candidates for the 45th President of the United States to be elected on November 8, 2016, you will likely be considering many issues. One of these issues for many of you will be the tax policies of the candidates of the two major parties. To assist you in learning about this aspect of the candidates’ platforms, we suggest you read the Special Briefing from Wolters Kluwer on the 2016 Tax Policies of the Major Presidential Candidates.

In addition to the resource referenced above, also please consider the following links if you wish to read more on the topic. While we realize that tax policy might not be the most important factor in making such an important decision, we do recognize that it is a topic very near and dear to the hearts and minds of many of our clients and friends.

https://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/tax-law/b/emerging-issues/archive/2016/08/09/tax-reform-policies-of-the-presidential-candidates.aspx

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/13/upshot/how-hillary-clinton-and-donald-trump-differ-on-taxes.html?_r=0

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/candidates-tax-proposals-highlight-different-economic-priorities/

We also use this communication as an opportunity to remind you that there is one more scheduled debate remaining between the major party candidates for the 2016 Presidential Election.

  • October 19th, at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 9 p.m. EDT to 10:30 p.m. EDT

Written by Steven N. Smith, CPA, JD