By  on May 16, 2017
Gary Cohn and Steven MnuchinWhite House news conference with US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and National Economic Director Gary Cohn, Washington, USA - 26 Apr 2017US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (R) and National Economic Director Gary Cohn (L) participate in a news conference to discuss the tax reform plan of US President Donald J. Trump, in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 26 April 2017.

Executives of PVH Corp., J.C. Penney and other retailers, along with the Retail Industry Leaders Association, met with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to discuss tax reform, and while nothing definitive came of the meeting, retailers felt they were “heard.”

Brian Dodge, RILA’s executive vice president of public affairs, said the meeting with Mnuchin focused generally on tax reform, but admitted that “no conversation of taxes would be complete” without a discussion of the much-maligned border adjustment tax, which, as proposed by House Republicans, would see imported goods taxed more heavily.

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