Tax reform and the uptick in lobbying efforts

Dan Gorenstein Sep 28, 2017
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Tax reform and the uptick in lobbying efforts

Dan Gorenstein Sep 28, 2017
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The first major tax code rewrite since 1986 is set to bring on a lobbying frenzy. Every element of the tax code has a constituency, and behind that constituency, a solid lobbying effort. It’s been called the “hunger games” for lobbyists. We look at what’s at stake for them. 

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