Tax Overhaul Is a Blow to Affordable Housing Efforts

By lowering rates, the law reduces the value of tax credits that have been crucial to rental projects nationwide, with the effect being felt already.

Poll Finds Upturn in Sentiment on Tax Overhaul and Economy

The finding could be good news for Republicans looking to the midterm elections, but less comfort for President Trump, who was given little credit.

On Washington: Sharper State Divide in Congress Seen as ‘New Civil War’

The prospect of more states with less bipartisan representation is likely to increase the intense polarization in Congress.

Treasury Inspector General Finds No Political Meddling in Tax Analysis

The Treasury Department’s failure to provide an economic analysis of its $1.5 trillion tax plan had prompted an inquiry into whether political meddling played a part.

I.R.S. Paid $20 Million to Collect $6.7 Million in Tax Debts

An agency watchdog says a congressionally mandated program using private debt collectors has been poorly administered and failed to respect taxpayers’ rights.

Power Companies Got a Tax Cut. Will Your Bill Reflect It?

Some utilities say they will pass savings from the tax law to ratepayers. Attorneys general in several states are calling for federal action as well.