PHILADELPHIA - Coveted tax breaks including state and local and mortgage interest deductions, as well as charitable contributions, may all be on the table when Congress starts debating tax reform.

But don’t hold your breath waiting for imminent change, author and tax reform expert Bruce Bartlett told financial advisors at NAPFA’s fall conference in Philadelphia. “I think there’s zero chance of tax reform happening before the next presidential election,” Bartlett said during his keynote address to the conference Thursday morning.

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