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What Writeoffs Might Die in Senate's Tax Code Overhaul

Max Baucus and Orrin Hatch trying 'blank slate' approach

(Newser) - Don't look now, but the Senate is sort of rewriting the entire tax code. Max Baucus and Orrin Hatch are trying an ambitious "blank slate" approach to the code, throwing out every tax provision and putting the onus on their supporters to justify their continued existence—and they... More »

Funds Can't Find Friends in Anti-Tax Fight

As Senate starts tax hearings, masters of the universe find they're short on pals

(Newser) - Wall Street's hedge-fund and private-equity titans are looking for allies in their fight to prevent a tax hike on profits—but they're having trouble recruiting, today's Journal reports. As the first Senate hearings on the proposed hikes get under way, representatives from venture capital, public pension funds, and investment firms... More »

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