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Government Shutdown; What Would That Mean for Americans?

Government Shutdown; What Would That Mean for Americans?

Talk of a Government shutdown for the past four months may turn out to be more than just talk, and take place at midnight tonight. On Thursday, January 18, 2018, House Republicans passed a short-term spending bill to avert the shutdown, as reported by Roll Call. However, Democrats are not pleased with the measure. Furthering American uncertainty as […]

President Trump’s Tax Plan and How It Impacts Americans

President Trump’s Tax Plan and How It Impacts Americans

On Dec. 22, 2017, President Trump signed the Republican tax bill. The signing, took place in the Oval Office, before the president’s trip to Mar-A-Largo, his private club in Florida. Although many claim this is the first major legislative victory for Trump, others say it has been a great year. In fact, Senate Majority Leader […]

Republicans Have the 50 Votes to Pass Historical Tax Reform

Republicans Have the 50 Votes to Pass Historical Tax Reform

On December 1, 2017, GOP leaders announce they have the votes to pass the landmark tax reform legislation. The vote is expected to take place late Friday afternoon as one by one the few remaining Senators on the fence move to support the bill. The measure would lower the corporate tax rate to 20 percent and […]

Tax Reform Rollout Postponed by House Republicans

Tax Reform Rollout Postponed by House Republicans

The long-awaited and expected tax reform plan, scheduled to be released today, has been pushed back to Thursday. The announcement came late Tuesday night after lawmakers spent most of the day hashing out the details. Despite the optimism of the president and committee members, House Republicans didn’t meet the first of their self-imposed ambitious deadlines.  According to CNN […]

Tax Reform in America “Just the Facts”

Tax Reform in America “Just the Facts”

Regardless of their political affiliation, everyone is subject to paying taxes. So, tax reform in the United States has the potential to impact just over half of all Americans directly. The current tax code includes some common sense rules. Furthermore, an exception to some rules is warranted at times. However, the potential for an exception […]

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