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Killing the Obamacare Tax Penalty Would Not Amount to a Tax Increase

Only in Washington can removing a tax penalty be considered a tax increase. The proposed tax overhaul that is quickly making its way through Congress… Read More

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Tax Legislation Must Repeal the Death Tax

Lawmakers are currently working out the differences between the House and Senate tax bills. On the estate tax—also known as the “death” tax—they should follow… Read More

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Why Setting the Corporate Tax Rate to Benefit Wealthy Taxpayers and High-Tax States Is a Terrible Trade-Off

Tax reform that broadens the tax base, reduces unfair and distorting loopholes and deductions, and cuts marginal tax rates promises to grow the economy. Yet… Read More

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Conservatives Push for 20 Percent Corporate Tax Rate

Following a report suggesting that the corporate tax rate in Republicans’ final tax reform bill could be higher than 20 percent, some conservatives are making… Read More

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Senate Should Follow House’s Lead in Nixing Special-Interest Loopholes

President Donald Trump is right. Washington is a swamp, infested with special-interest groups feverishly working to keep their place in the capital bog. Our current… Read More

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This Small Business Owner Doesn’t Want Handouts for Being a Woman In the Construction Industry. She Wants Tax Reform.

SPRINGFIELD, Missouri — Mary Beth Hartman has never called herself a feminist. “But I do believe that women can compete with men, and I don’t… Read More

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Most Retirees Would Save Money Because of Tax Reform. Here Are Some Key Examples.

The proposed House and Senate tax reform bills that lawmakers are currently merging into one would mean tax cuts for most Americans. Nevertheless, change—even good… Read More

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The Inanity of Liberals’ Fearmongering on Tax Reform

On Monday night, the GOP tax bill took another step toward President Donald Trump’s desk when Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., named nine… Read More

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Commentary: GOP’s Senate tax bill — the good, the bad and the ugly

Republicans scored a major political victory Saturday when the Senate passed its own version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Only one Republican, Sen.…

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The Differences House, Senate Will Have to Resolve to Advance Tax Reform Bill

Following the Senate’s 51-49 early Saturday morning vote to pass Republicans’ tax reform overhaul, the legislation will move to conference where the House and Senate… Read More

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