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Kat Lucero

Business Journalist

Washington, D.C.

Kat Lucero

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Retroactive Tax Reform Could Complicate IRS Operations

Practitioners: IRS workload, budget, technology, leadership issues. Tax chief: IRS "needs time."
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New IRS Commissioner Should Have Tax Law Experience: Advocate

National Taxpayer Advocate prefers the new IRS commissioner to have practiced before the agency.
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IRS to Roll Out Passport Denial Program Slowly in 2018

The IRS will do a slow launch of a passport denial program with the State Department in January 2018.
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House Panel Aims to Unveil IRS Restructuring Bill

Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-Fla.) said he wants to introduce an IRS revamp bill in April 2018.
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Consumer Law Requires Tax Preparers to Protect Against ID Theft

Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act applies to financial institutions -- including tax businesses.
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Partnership-Owned Easements Safe With Solid Appraisals

Zoning can strengthen property value stated in deals.
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Rep. Brady plans to move tax reform legislation in 2017

“Chairman Brady often says that tax reform is something that happens only once in a generation."
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Q&A: Congressman Richard Neal

“The mandate is the glue that puts the rest of the plan together."
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IRS chief struggles with uncertain future under Trump

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen has been public about his willingness to work with Trump.
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Companies eyeing banks' help with Treasury’s debt-equity rules

Many companies could face millions of dollars in compliance costs.
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IRS Closures Seen as Harmful to Overseas Taxpayers

The plan is one of many IRS responses to repeated budget cuts.
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Koskinen Removal Alive in Congress

"Our objections with Mr. Koskinen deal with him personally."
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About

Kat Lucero

Kat Lucero's work as a tax and health care reporter appears in Bloomberg BNA, The Hill and Tax Notes Today. Lucero was a staff writer for the Current Newspapers and a follow-the-money reporting fellow for the Sunlight Foundation. She has also freelanced for Eater DC, The Washington Diplomat, The Washington Post Express, and the late-DCist (a Gothamist local new site). And yes, that's her in an early promo material for Cove, a coworking space.

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Skills

  • Healthcare
  • Congress
  • Tax Administration
  • Tax Policy
  • Web Production
  • Business Reporting
  • Investigative Reporting
  • Data Journalism
  • Photography
  • Reporting
  • Data Analysis
  • Political Journalism
  • Food and Restaurant Reporting
  • Survey Research
  • Content Management Systems
  • FOIA
  • Video Editing
  • Social Media