Tom Coburn may delay tax extenders package
Even if the measure gets through the Senate in September, House leaders said they are in no hurry to move on a competing raft of tax extenders. Rep. Patrick Tiberi (R-Ohio), who chairs the Ways and Means subcommittee with jurisdiction over the issue, said the House will not extend the measures until after the elections.
August 1, 2012
by Niels Lesniewski
in Roll Call
Progress on a broad tax extenders package could face a delay, with Sen. Tom Coburn seeking the support of his Finance Committee colleagues for 61 amendments.
A spokesman of the Oklahoma Republican said that whether a committee markup of the extensions goes forward Thursday would depend on whether Finance Chairman Max Baucus wants to allow progress on the Coburn amendments.
The Montana Democrat and Senators in both parties want to press ahead on separate legislation to extend and revive an assortment of specialized tax benefits ranging from deductions on home mortgages and state and local sales... [continue via Web link]