Kaustuv Basu


Kaustuv Basu is a reporter covering Congress for Bloomberg BNA, where he writes on the intersection of tax policy and politics.

Most recently, he has focused on tax reform efforts on the Hill, including the House GOP’s tax reform blueprint and tax overhaul ideas from President Donald Trump’s administration. He talks to a wide array of current and former lawmakers and staff, lobbyists and thought leaders for his articles.

 Basu previously worked for Tax Analysts and Gannett. He has appeared on Bloomberg Radio, and won journalism awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Florida Press Club and the Education Writers Association.

He holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.