Trump's War On Regs Undermined By Missing Tax Advisers

By Vidya Kauri (July 10, 2017, 10:17 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of the Treasury's move to target only eight Obama-era tax regulations for repeal or adjustment suggests the Trump administration's goal of minimizing the regulatory burden on businesses is being hampered by not having key tax policy advisers in place.

Following instructions from President Donald Trump to review all significant tax regulations published since the beginning of 2016 for possible repeal or modification, the Treasury Department issued a notice Friday identifying just eight out of 105 regulations as either imposing an undue financial burden on U.S. taxpayers or adding undue complexity to federal tax laws.

Trump's executive order also asked Treasury...

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