Oversight

Republican Leaders Press Biden Administration for Answers on How Ongoing Border Crisis is Impacting American Foster Children

April 16, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON, DC – Republican Ways and Means leaders wrote to request that the Department of Health and Human Services’ Inspector General investigate the extent to which children in the U.S. foster care system are being impacted by the need for placements for unaccompanied children. With over 18,800 migrant children crossing the southern border in March of this year, the Office of Refugee ...

Amid OECD Negotiations, Ways and Means Republicans Urge Secretary Yellen to Protect Workers & Their Jobs

April 08, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON – Today, amid ongoing OECD negotiations, top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX), alongside 16 Republican committee members called on Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen to take “a strong position in favor of the U.S. tax base, workforce, and business community.” In a letter: Members urged Treasury Secretary Yellen to defend the U.S. ...

During Tax Oversight Panel, Kelly Warns of Millions of Americans Waiting on Refunds, EIPs, and Employee Retention Credits

March 18, 2021 — Coronavirus Bulletin

Millions of Americans are still waiting for the IRS to process their 2019 tax returns, missing stimulus checks, and other program benefits because of the pandemic. Now, the Democrats' $1.9 trillion spending package has placed an even bigger burden on the agency as we enter the 2021 tax filing season. Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA), the top Republican on the Ways and Means Committee's Oversight ...

Lawsuit Seeks to Stop Pelosi’s Path to Higher State Taxes

March 18, 2021 — Blog

Ohio's attorney general is suing the Biden administration over the new $1.9 trillion spending bill's unconstitutional attack on states' ability to set their own tax policies. From The Washington Post: The "stimulus law opened the door for cash-strapped local ...

Brady: IRS Tax Filing Extension is Beginning of Democrats’ Tax Hike Chaos

March 17, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement on the IRS's announcement that it will extend the tax filing deadline to May 17. “Democrats’ $1.9 trillion bill continues to cause chaos, to the point that delaying tax filings in order to accommodate the law’s provisions may be a wise decision. Yet this is where the problems begin, not where they stop, as the agency will ...

Republican Leaders: Washington Shouldn’t Veto State Tax Cuts

March 17, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Republican leaders sent a letter to Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen highlighting the urgent need for guidance and requesting clarification from the Treasury Department on questions pertaining to the Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery and Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Funds included in the American Rescue Plan (ARP). The letter was led by top Republican ...