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 · Senate Tax Bill Hits $1.4 Trillion Snag Over Deficit Concerns Two key GOP holdouts came on board after getting concessions they say will help small businesses. That creates a path to pass the bill.

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GOP tax bill would have impact on pro, college sports. Getting rid of the tax exemption would have a negligible impact on federal revenue, bringing in $200 million over 10 years, according to the bill. Rep. Dina Titus, a Nevada Democrat and a proponent of the stadium deal, said the bill would harm her district,

The GOP’s Tax Reform Bill Takes Aim at College Sports Fans The Republican tax plan calls for eliminating a provision enabling fans to write off donations for season tickets to college sporting events.

GOP bill slashes tax break for NFL, other pro sports stadiums. The Actors Equity Association, a labor union for actors and stage managers, said it feared trimming itemized deductions would be a hard hit to their business, where actors rely on deductions to recoup costs for headshots, payments to agents and even transportation costs to auditions.

GOP tax bill would have impact on pro, college sports Rep. Tom Reed, R-N.Y., listens as he sits next to a stack of IRS Code volumes as the House Ways and Means Committee begins the markup process.

A tax reform bill that will likely soon be signed into law will have a huge effect on the world of college sports and the fans who donate to them. The proposed changes to the tax code include the elimination of a tax break that benefits major athletic programs. Currently, donations made to certain.

GOP tax bill hits college, pro sports. To reach the top level of the club, Lone Wolf Level, requires a $30,000 donation. The Iron Dukes, the booster club for Duke University, list all of the benefits associated with membership. The first benefit listed: your donation comes with a receipt for tax purposes.

 · Senate Republicans have put themselves under the gun to vote on a tax bill this week. Repeals the Alternative Minimum Tax: The AMT, originally intended to ensure the richest tax filers pay at least some tax by disallowing many tax breaks, most typically hits filers making between $200,000 and $1.