The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Insights and Planning Tips From Corporate/Business Portions of New Tax Law
On December 20, 2017, for the first time in 30 years, Congress passed major tax legislation in the form of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, signed into law by President Trump on December 22, 2017. The legislative text (the "Conference Bill") and a joint explanatory statement (the "Conference Agreement" or "Conference Report") were released by the Conference Committee on December 15, 2017.
Jerred G. Blanchard Jr. is counsel in the Houston office of Baker & McKenzie LLP and a member of the Firm's tax practice group. He is a co-author of a well-known consolidated return treatise, has written numerous articles in various professional journals on multiple corporate tax topics, and is a frequent speaker at various legal and professional programs across the country. Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Blanchard was a principal at a Big Four accounting firm. He is one of 813 professionals recommended by The International Who's Who of Corporate Tax Lawyers.
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