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Trump tax plan would cost $2.4 trillion, analysis finds

30 Setiembre 2017, 01:50 | Bibiana Flor

Trump tax plan would cost $2.4 trillion, analysis finds

Impact of GOP tax plan on Americans

Throughout the health care debate, Democrats have said they will not support any plan that makes it harder for people to buy health insurance, effectively cutting them off from coverage. "How does he plan to pay for all the infrastructure work he wants to do if no one is paying taxes?". Corporations and wealthy individuals wouldn't. The bottom rate would go up from 10 percent, the top would go down from 39.6 percent. The association found that if the SALT deduction were eliminated, assuming a 25 percent marginal tax rate, the average tax payer in NY that utilizes the SALT deduction would see a tax increase of nearly $1,800. The Yellowhammer state has seen some of its lowest unemployment rates in a decade, and manufacturing and textile companies continue to invest billions of dollars in the state and its workers. Here are three things you need to know about this change, which would affect a huge number of USA businesses.

In 2018, 12 percent taxpayers will get a tax hike and by 2027, 25 percent will. And more than a third of upper-middle income taxpayers, with incomes between $150,000 and $300,000, would pay more, due to the elimination of many itemized deductions.

GOP tax plan winners

Republican gubernatorial candidate Kim Guadagno opposes eliminating the deductions adding in a statement, "This reinforces the fact that we have to lower taxes - especially property taxes - in New Jersey and give middle class families a break".

The analysis comes from the Tax Policy Center, a joint effort by the Brookings Institution and the Urban Institute and the producer of some of the most authoritative economic analyses produced in Washington.

The president and congressional Republicans came out with their tax overhaul plan on Wednesday. The GOP now faces a tough battle in Congress to endorse the tax reform plan, which could take months.

"A major feature is tax collections would shift dramatically, from businesses to individuals", said Eric Toder, a co-director of the Tax Policy Center. Republicans argue that any static analysis will fail to capture the positive revenue effects the tax cuts will generate.

But it did not yet estimate how the proposals could affect overall economic growth - using a "dynamic score" analysis. Under current law, married couples who file taxes jointly are phased out of the child tax credit if they earn more than $110,000. As I travel throughout the District I hear from families and businesses both large and small that they want a tax code that is more efficient, effective, and accountable. I've never seen something like this.

Trump's 2005 return is the most recent available publicly and was released in March by David Cay Johnston, a former New York Times reporter.

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