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Trump plans drastic corporate tax cuts

Trump plans drastic corporate tax cuts”

Trump's comments reflect a growing consensus between the White House and congressional negotiators about precisely what the GOP tax reform plan will entail.

President Trump meets at the White House with a bipartisan group of lawmakers about tax reform. But it's anyone's guess who will pay those rates.

The poll, sponsored by a nonprofit outside group aligned with House Speaker Paul Ryan, found that almost three-fourths of voters consider tax reform an important priority for lawmakers, with 43 percent calling it a top priority. But the rate cuts for businesses and individuals are sure to add to the nation's mounting debt.

Henrietta Treyz of Veda Partners said in a note that conversations with Republicans indicate the goal is for House GOP leaders to release a tax plan prior to President Donald Trump speaking in IN on Wednesday.

Tax rates would be reduced to three-12 percent, 25 percent, and 35 percent-from the current seven. But typical families in the 10% bracket today "are expected to be better off" when all the changes under reform are considered together, the blueprint says.

The proposals also calls for doubling the standard deduction to $24,000 for married couples and $12,000 for single filers.

Almost doubling the standard deduction.

The highest-earning Americans will also see a substantial tax relief. "That makes the broader fight even larger and more complicated". Second, give American workers a pay raise by allowing them to keep more of their hard-earned paychecks.

-Many itemized deductions would be eliminated, though it's not clear which ones would go, though incentives for contributing to IRAs, along with mortgage deductions, would continue. It will also eliminate the marriage penalty in the existing credit. So a family of four could no longer reduce their taxable income by more than $16,000.

"Our history of being a state that has reduced the size of government, specifically through Pence tax cuts in 2013, makes us an example of 'here's these tax cuts, ' and then seeing economic growth", said Justin Stevens, the in head of the conservative group Americans for Prosperity.

Still, there may be room to negotiate over the Republicans' insistence on repealing the estate tax, Neal indicated, since "there are other things you can do with it" to revise it short of complete elimination. The top individual tax rate will fall to 35% and "pass-through" business owners will see a 25% rate-both of which are reductions from the current top rate of 39.6%. It's estimated to cost roughly $1.5 trillion over a decade. A new pass-through rate of 25 percent is created to help people who own their own businesses. A pass-through passes its profits through to partners and shareholders, who then report them on their individual returns. It is an attempt to assuage the demand for lower taxes among wealthy party donors without being perceived by Trump's working-class base as giving a windfall to the rich. The plan also proposes a one-time tax on the foreign earnings of USA companies.

-The current "worldwide tax system" would shift a "territorial tax system", which could exempt companies from paying taxes on money earned overseas. It also makes the US more competitive internationally.

"If we do this, we will create millions of new jobs for our people", he said.



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