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Unified Framework For Fixing Our Broken Tax Code

30 Setiembre 2017, 09:38 | Azura Castelo

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But TPC said the plan if enacted into law, would devastate middle class Americans Trump said the plan was created to help - it would increase their tax burden by 28 percent.

The new GOP tax plan delivers a big tax cut to the wealthiest Americans while some in lower tax brackets would end up paying more, according to an analysis Friday from prominent nonpartisan researchers.

Meanwhile, the National Cattlemen's Beef Association welcomed the tax plan, saying cattle producers are "very pleased" with the President's plan.

Next year, a household earning between about $48,000 and $86,000 would save $660 on its taxes. The top 0.1% ($3.43 million and up) would get nearly 40% of all the benefits, collecting an average break of more than $1 million a year.


With the launch of the GOP tax plan, Trump is not only lying to many of these voters - he said the proposal wouldn't benefit him personally, which is ridiculously untrue - he's also steering the bulk of the benefits in an acutely regressive direction.

The US federal tax rate for corporations is 35% - the highest in the OECD.

"Today, the House, the Senate, and the White House unveiled the framework for tax relief for families and businesses". Items in the previously released guidelines-such as the border adjustment tax in the blueprint and the 15% corporate tax rate in the White House outline-appear to have fallen by the wayside, so we anticipate adjustments to this framework, especially as the details are filled in. That generated immediate pushback from lawmakers in high-tax states where, in some cases, half of taxpayers claim that deduction. America's fiscal policy could rob tax reform of its benefits if left unaddressed or made worse. Our tax plan abolishes special interest loopholes while simultaneously securing valuable deductions for you, including tax incentives for home ownership, charitable contributions, and higher education.

"This so-called study is misleading, unfounded and biased", said House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas. And finally, the plan proposes to repeal the death tax to allow families to pass on the farm or small business to the next generation without another tax punishment from Washington, DC.


Congressional tax writers said they were confident the promise of increased economic growth and lower overall rates would keep Republicans united as the committees start hacking away at various provisions. There are going to be some provisions some may disapprove of or question. This is the lowest rate since the 1930s! Thus, the proposals discussed below will have wide-spread impact on small and large businesses if passed into law.

For individuals, the framework proposes reducing the number of personal tax brackets from seven to three, which would be taxed at 12%, 25% and 35%. "Simplification of the code will also make it less maddening to actually do your taxes as well as ending some blatant inequalities". "I look forward to working with my colleagues in achieving this historic opportunity to create a fairer, simpler, less burdensome tax code for the American people". "TPC makes a variety of overreaching and unrealistic assumptions about policy decisions members of Congress still have to make as we draft pro-growth tax legislation". Outside experts said that puts real limits on interpreting the results - and Republicans said the findings were biased. The plan will also likely be paid for largely by cutting tax benefits for the rich including the State and Local Tax Deduction, and explicitly leaves room to set a higher tax rate for the wealthy upon further negotiation. Make no mistake: "the recent progress in the campaign for tax relief should bring optimism to the 29 million small business owners and the roughly 56 million people that depend on them for their livelihoods".

According to a 2012 report published by Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS), an independent office within the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), American individuals and businesses annually spend about 6.1 billion hours filing their taxes.

"We haven't given up on changing the American health care system", House Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says.




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