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  • U.S. President Donald Trump holds a meeting with Republican House and Senate leadership in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, D.C.

    7 Numbers That Signal Trouble for the GOP

    A new Fox News poll delivers a lengthy list of numbers that signal trouble for Republicans: Democrats hold a 7-point edge over Republicans in the generic congressional ballot for the midterm...

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    Republicans Have ‘Lost the Messaging Battle’ Over Tax Cuts, GOP Poll Finds

    Republicans have “lost the messaging battle” over their tax cuts, according to a survey commissioned by the Republican National Committee. The poll, conducted early this month by GOP firm Public...

  • A security camera hangs near a corner of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington

    IRS Holds Off on New W-4 Form

    By Michael Rainey

    The Treasury Department announced Thursday that the debut of the Internal Revenue Service’s new W-4 form will be delayed until the 2020 tax year. A draft released earlier this year – you can see it...

  • Are the Tax Cuts Paying for Themselves?

    By Michael Rainey

    The Heritage Foundation’s Stephen Moore, a longtime supply-sider who advised President Trump during the 2016 campaign, argues in Wednesday’s Wall Street Journal that “the corporate tax cut is paying...

  • Federal Tax System Becoming More Progressive: Report

    By Michael Rainey

    The U.S. tax system has become more progressive in recent years, says Eric Toder of the Tax Policy Center, thanks to real income growth and changes in federal policy. While the tax cuts passed last...

  • Why Pensions Are the Hot New Tax Shelters

    By Michael Rainey

    Traditional pension plans are being used by some doctors, lawyers and other wealthy small business owners to shield hundreds of thousands of dollars in income from taxes, Bloomberg’s Ben Steverman...

  • How the Tax Cuts Could Raise Wages – and Why They Might Not

    By Michael Rainey

    Wages don’t seem to be rising in the wake of the corporate tax cuts that went into effect this year, and many critics of the GOP tax overhaul say there’s little reason to think they will. But the...

  • Are Tax Revenues Really Rising?

    By Michael Rainey

    A Wall Street Journal editorial this past weekend took aim at the idea that the Republican tax cuts have much to do with rising deficits. “Perhaps you’ve read that the federal budget deficit is...

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    Economic Growth Gets a Downgrade

    By Michael Rainey

    The Congressional Budget Office reduced its estimate for the growth rate of the U.S. economy in 2018 to 3.1 percent, down from its estimate of 3.3. percent in April. The CBO’s estimate for 2019...

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    The Tax Cuts Aren't Popular, So the GOP Is Talking About This Instead

    By The Fiscal Times Staff

    Republicans have found that their key legislative accomplishment in the last two years, the tax cuts passed in December, aren’t nearly as popular as they had hoped they would be, and the AP reports...

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