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Are you looking for a way to measure your potential or current technician's core technical skills? The AED Foundation's Technical Assessments can help! Find out how one of our members is incorporating these assessments into their hiring process.

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Senate Approves Tax Reform Legislation, Conference Committee to Begin

5 December 2017

On early Saturday morning, the U.S. Senate approved its version of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act. The legislation differs from the House bill in many ways. Yesterday evening, the Senate released its final bill, as amended: https://www.finance.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/12.2.17%20HR%201.PDF. Outlined below are some of the key areas for AED members and comparisons between the House and Senate provisions: Pass-Through Rate. The Senate bill allows for pass-throughs to deduct 23 percent of their income, although the provision sunsets after 2025. The House legislation more »

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AED Alert: House Passes Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (H.R. 1)

16 November 2017

Earlier today, the House of Representatives passed the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (H.R. 1). While a noteworthy milestone in the tax reform process, it’s only a first step. The Senate Finance Committee continues to work on its proposal, which differs from the House in significant areas. If the Senate does pass legislation, it will still have to be reconciled with the House before reaching the president’s desk. Upon House passage, AED’s President and CEO Brian P. McGuire said, “As with more »

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AED Tells Lawmakers to Retain Like-Kind Exchanges for Construction Equipment

8 November 2017

Last week, House Republican leadership introduced comprehensive tax reform legislation, known as the “Tax Cuts & Jobs Act” (H.R. 1). While H.R. 1 has provisions beneficial to AED members, there are also some troubling portions. AED is particularly concerned with Sec. 3303, which prevents the use of like-kind exchanges (LKE) for personal property starting in 2018. While the provision doesn’t apply to an exchange if (A) the property disposed of by the taxpayer in the exchange is disposed of on more »

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