BGR Insight

April 21, 2017

Opinion | Federal income tax reform this year? Don’t count on it.

By Jeffrey H. Birnbaum March 31

Originally published in The Washington Post

The impossible happened three decades ago. Congress passed and President Ronald Reagan signed into law the first and only rewrite of the federal income tax. This year, Republican leaders want to repeat the feat.

If history is an indication, the road to full-scale reform will be tortuous… read more

April 19, 2017

POLITICO Pro Q&A: 'Gucci Gulch' author Jeff Birnbaum

By Colin Wilhelm
04/17/2017 03:42 PM EDT

Jeff Birnbaum literally wrote the book on comprehensive tax reform. A former reporter for The Wall Street Journal, Fortune and Time (among others), one of Birnbaum’s claims to fame is co-authoring the quintessential behind-the-scenes look at the last successful effort at comprehensive tax reform, “Showdown at Gucci Gulch.”… read more

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