US Chamber of Commerce sees muddle in year ahead

May 22, 2012 | 10:27 AM | Corinna Petry

Tags  Martin Regalia, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, American Iron and Steel Institute, Metals Service Center Institute, Corinna Petry

CAMBRIDGE, Md. — The latter half of 2012 and the first part of 2013 will bring a political scramble in terms of taxation and fiscal policy, especially with a lame-duck Congress in session, according to Martin Regalia, chief economist for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Among the questions to be answered on Capitol Hill will be whether to reinstate the Bush-era income tax cuts and alternative minimum tax and whether to keep or eliminate research and development and other investment credits, Regalia said at the joint annual meeting of the American Iron and Steel Institute and the Metals Service Center Institute. More questions will surround....

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