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- Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017
- The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Simplified the Tax Filing Process for Millions of Households
- Fundamentally Flawed 2017 Tax Law Largely Leaves Low- and Moderate-Income Americans Behind
These changes include a nearly doubled standard deduction, new limitations on itemized deductions, reduced income tax rates, and reforms to several other provisions.
Major elements of the changes include reducing tax rates for businesses and individuals, increasing the standard deduction and family tax credits, eliminating personal exemptions and making it less beneficial to itemize deductions, limiting deductions for state and local income taxes and property taxes, further limiting the mortgage interest deduction, reducing the alternative minimum tax for individuals and eliminating it for corporations, reducing the number of estates impacted by the estate tax, and cancelling the penalty enforcing individual mandate of the Affordable Care Act ACA. The Act is based on tax reform advocated by congressional Republicans and the Trump administration. The Senate was able to pass the bill with only 51 votes, without the need to defeat a filibuster , under the budget reconciliation process.
Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017
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We can all agree that is unlike any other year. As we consider tax-planning strategies for the year end, major uncertainty continues concerning the severity of the pandemic and length of the economic recovery. As the end of approaches, we can all agree that this year is unlike any other. The coronavirus pandemic and natural disasters have had a significant impact on the tax situation for many taxpayers. The IRS has announced its cost-of-living adjustments to tax amounts that might affect you. Many increased to account for inflation, but some remained at levels.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Simplified the Tax Filing Process for Millions of Households
Because peer nations typically raise about 3 percent of GDP from their corporate tax, and U. First, corporations were allowed foreign tax credits for taxes paid abroad in order to avoid double-taxation on foreign income. Second, tax was not due on foreign profits until repatriation. In the early years of this system, U. But as time passed, and foreign countries lowered their tax rates below the U.
Fundamentally Flawed 2017 Tax Law Largely Leaves Low- and Moderate-Income Americans Behind
In line with the stated intent of TCJA proponents, we find that the Act benefited highly taxed firms. However, the Act hindered firms with international operations as well as firms with high interest expense and tax losses. Counter to claims that the TCJA would quickly spur economic growth, we find that financially constrained and high growth opportunity firms did not benefit. Rather, market participants anticipate that most of the TCJA's benefits will be passed on to shareholders via higher corporate payouts. We confirm these market expectations by documenting that firms did increase payouts via repurchases after the TCJA, but did not increase their corporate investments.
Chairman Yarmuth, Ranking Member Womack, and distinguished members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to testify. I will first outline the fundamental flaws of the tax law:  1 it ignores the stagnation of working-class wages and exacerbates inequality; 2 it weakens revenues when the nation needs to raise more; and 3 it encourages rampant tax avoidance and gaming that will undermine the integrity of tax code. I will then explain in more detail how the tax law largely left behind low- and moderate-income Americans — and in many ways hurts them.