Near the end of last year (December 2015), as PR News Wire notes, Congress passed and President Obama signed into law the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act, a broader bipartisan tax bill that extended (and in certain instances, made permanent) over 50 expiring provisions of the tax code.
A number of pro-business provisions, including the following examples, fall within the PATH Act’s legislation:
Note that the following examples of tax provisions are extended by the PATH Act. But not all extensions in the PATH Act are permanent:
As noted in the beginning of this article, the PATH Act extended (and in certain instances, made permanent) over 50 expiring provisions of the tax code. This foregoing write-up does not intend to address all 50+ provisions, but it is intended to provide a high level discussion of some of the extended provisions. There are additional affected provisions of the Act not included in the scope of this discussion.
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