SPECIAL REPORT: Tax Writers Unswayed by Extenders Lobby Giving

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Oct. 31 —  When lawmakers return to Washington later this month, one of their top priorities will be deciding whether and which expiring tax provisions known as extenders to renew again.

And if recent history is an indication, they will have more than a little advice on that from K Street lobbyists.

An analysis by Bloomberg BNA of the last two campaign cycles where the tax extenders were dealt with showed a small group of lobbyists representing companies and groups most interested in the provisions gave hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions to tax writers.