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Executives, Lawmakers Agree Tax Reform Needed, Split on Details


Postponing tax reform because of political turmoil in Washington could jeopardize the recent gains in the stock market, an executive at a family-owned business told the House Ways and Means Committee today.

"Delay cannot happen," said Zachary Mottl, chief alignment officer at Illinois-based manufacturer Atlas Tool Works. "We saw what happened with the markets yesterday, because they're concerned we're not going to get things done here."

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