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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

27 Sep 2013

Factbox: U.S. IRS still has long to-do list on Obama health law

WASHINGTON As the sweeping new U.S. healthcare law takes hold, the Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department are working on a long list of jobs to help implement "Obamacare."

21 Sep 2013

Senior U.S. Republican to target state, local tax deduction

WASHINGTON The U.S. Congress' top Republican on tax policy is drawing up a plan to rewrite the tax code and is likely to recommend repeal of a popular and costly federal tax deduction for state and local taxes paid, congressional aides said.

20 Sep 2013

Senior U.S. Republican to target state, local tax deduction

WASHINGTON The U.S. Congress' top Republican tax law writer is drawing up a plan to rewrite the tax code and is likely to recommend repeal of a popular and costly federal tax deduction for state and local taxes paid, congressional aides said.

20 Sep 2013

Senior U.S. Republican to target state, local tax deduction

WASHINGTON, Sept 20 The U.S. Congress' top Republican tax law writer is drawing up a plan to rewrite the tax code and is likely to recommend repeal of a popular and costly federal tax deduction for state and local taxes paid, congressional aides said.

18 Sep 2013

IRS chief says backlog from 'Tea Party' affair reduced

WASHINGTON The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has reduced a backlog of applications for tax-exempt status from political groups that accumulated while the agency was giving extra scrutiny to some of the forms, the acting IRS chief said on Wednesday.

06 Sep 2013

IRS training video spoofing 'Apprentice' draws Republican fire

WASHINGTON Republicans in the House of Representatives on Friday released another embarrassing U.S. Internal Revenue Service training video, this one a spoof of "The Apprentice" television program that shows IRS workers coming up with ideas to save money on conferences.

05 Sep 2013

U.S. moves to ease employers' Obama health-law burden

WASHINGTON The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday issued proposed rules aimed at easing the requirements for companies and insurers when they report employees' health coverage information to comply with President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.

30 Aug 2013

Romney's untaxed '47 percent' of Americans shrinks, center says

WASHINGTON The "47 percent" of U.S. households who owe no federal income tax, memorably disparaged last year by former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, has shrunk to 43 percent, said the research group that produced the original estimate.

30 Aug 2013

Married gay couples win U.S. marriage tax benefits nationwide

WASHINGTON All legally wed gay couples, no matter which state they live in, are entitled to the same U.S. federal tax benefits as married heterosexual couples, the Obama administration said on Thursday.

28 Aug 2013

Corporate breaks at risk in U.S. plans to cut tax rates

WASHINGTON Billions of dollars in U.S. tax breaks prized by manufacturers, energy companies and other industries could be targeted for elimination when two powerful lawmakers are expected to introduce proposals to overhaul the United States' tax system.

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