Talking Taxes in a Truck Episode 19: BBB Still “Too Big to Succeed”?

On this special Detroit edition of the Talking Taxes in a Truck podcast, we’re joined by Chris Smith, President of Summit Global Strategies and Executive Director of the Main Street Employers Coalition. Chris and Brian kick off the episode by debating what effect the leaked Supreme Court draft decision will have on the tax policy outlook, and the odds of an overhauled Build Back Better Act being passed in the coming months. They also break down the reconciliation bill’s various tax hikes, and explain how they specifically target family businesses. Finally, Chris shares his favorite DC activity, the origins of

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2022-05-06T11:20:46+00:00May 6, 2022|

Talking Taxes in a Truck Episode 18: Beware the “Slimmed Down Package”

On our latest episode we’re joined by Miller & Chevalier Tax Department Chair, veteran tax policy expert, and longtime S-Corp ally Marc Gerson. Marc breaks down recent comments from Senator Joe Manchin that outlined a reconciliation bill he might support, the prospects for tax legislation in the coming months, and why even a “slimmed down” legislative package presents considerable risk for Main Street businesses. Marc also talks tax extenders, the fate of the Section 163(j) interest deduction cap, and whether the Washington Nationals will break .500 this year.

The Top 10 Questions post from Miller & Chevalier that Brian references

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2022-03-15T14:50:03+00:00March 15, 2022|

Talking Taxes in a Truck Episode 17: “Follow the Money”

Our latest podcast guest is Lynn Mucenski-Keck, a Partner at New York-based tax and consulting firm The Bonadio Group and author of an excellent piece in Forbes that recently caught our attention. Lynn walks us through the various tax hikes included in the latest House tax bill, and highlights the threat they pose to the pass-through business community. She also sheds some light on how she’s helping clients navigate this uncertain future, and even reveals her favorite winter cooking recipes.

This episode of Talking Taxes in a Truck was recorded on November 9th and runs 29 minutes long.

2021-11-10T20:38:59+00:00November 10, 2021|

Talking Taxes in a Truck Episode 16: “The Circular Firing Squad”

On our latest episode we’re joined by Jade West, the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors’ Chief Government Relations Officer and Courtney Titus Brooks, Senior Manager of Federal Relations at the National Federation of Independent Business. Jade and Courtney break down what’s in the latest legislative framework (and why it’s bad for Main Street businesses), and how last week’s failed vote in the House, comments from Senator Joe Manchin, and other recent events affect its chance of passage. They also explain how the Virginia gubernatorial race ties into the frenzied effort to move a reconciliation bill, and lay out their predictions for

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2021-11-03T21:42:16+00:00November 3, 2021|

Talking Taxes in a Truck Episode 15: “A Lump of Coal in Our Stockings”

Kevin Kuhlman, a Vice President of Federal Relations at NFIB, walks through the results of the organization’s latest research, and details the extent to which Main Street businesses have been kneecapped by severe revenue losses, labor shortages, supply chain disruptions, and rising prices over the past 18 months. Add in the harm these businesses will suffer under the House tax hike bill and what the new Senate debt limit deal means for the timing of any potential tax hikes, and this is a “must listen” edition of the Talking Taxes in a Truck podcast.

This episode of Talking Taxes in a

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2021-10-08T15:05:40+00:00October 8, 2021|