"Some of the provisions that separated the two chambers — it looks to me as though one of the more controversial ones is currently out," he said.
According to Bloomberg's Laura Litvan, Neal is discussing a 'millionaires surtax' for those earning over $10 million.
The House is discussing with the Senate the inclusion of a 3% surtax, on top of the top income rate, for those earning more than $10 million, Neal, chairman of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee, said Wednesday. -Bloomberg
Update (1402ET): According to Punchbowl News' Jake Sherman, the billionaire tax is 'all but dead' thanks to opposition from moderate Democrat Joe Manchin.