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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

Jun 20 2014

U.S. tax chief won't apologize to Republicans in 'Tea Party' probe

WASHINGTON The head of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service refused to apologize on Friday for the loss of emails that Republican investigators want as part of a year-old inquiry into the tax agency's scrutiny of politically conservative groups.

Jun 19 2014

Supreme Court rules taxpayer can challenge IRS summons

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled unanimously that taxpayers have a right to challenge an Internal Revenue Service summons enforcement action in court when they can show the tax agency might have issued the summons in bad faith.

Jun 17 2014

U.S. Senate's tax writer sees 15-month 'window' for tax reform

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate's chief tax law writer on Tuesday vowed to work on overhauling the federal tax code by August 2015, citing a move by Medtronic Inc to shift its tax home base to Ireland as a spur to congressional action.

Jun 16 2014

Medtronic deal draws Washington scrutiny of tax relocations

WASHINGTON The threat of U.S. tax revenue losses from Medtronic Inc's plan to buy rival Covidien Plc and move its base to Ireland is stoking concerns from lawmakers and the Obama administration about corporate tax "inversion" deals.

Jun 16 2014

Medtronic deal draws Washington scrutiny of tax relocations

WASHINGTON The threat of U.S. tax revenue losses from Medtronic Inc's plan to buy rival Covidien Plc and move its base to Ireland is stoking concerns from lawmakers and the Obama administration about corporate tax "inversion" deals.

Jun 16 2014

Medtronic deal draws Washington scrutiny of corporate tax relocations

WASHINGTON, June 16 The threat of U.S. tax revenue losses from Medtronic Inc's plan to buy rival Covidien Plc and move its base to Ireland is stoking concerns from lawmakers and the Obama administration about corporate tax "inversion" deals.

Jun 13 2014

Owner of Triple Crown-contending racehorse loses tax case versus IRS

WASHINGTON A California businessman and prominent figure in horse racing on Friday lost a multimillion-dollar tax-shelter dispute in an appeals court decision favoring the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.

Jun 13 2014

Owner of Triple Crown-contending racehorse loses tax case versus IRS

WASHINGTON A California businessman and prominent figure in horse racing on Friday lost a multimillion-dollar tax-shelter dispute in an appeals court decision favoring the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.

Jun 13 2014

Owner of Triple Crown-contending racehorse loses tax case vs IRS

WASHINGTON, June 13 A California businessman and prominent figure in horse racing on Friday lost a multimillion-dollar tax-shelter dispute in an appeals court decision favoring the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.

Jun 12 2014

Cantor shock stalls offshore corporate tax break in Congress

WASHINGTON The defeat of House of Representatives Majority Leader Eric Cantor shifted the political ground under U.S. multinational corporations this week, just as they seemed to be gaining traction in their push for a $95 billion tax break on bringing foreign profits home.

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