Here's what's in final tax bill Republicans plan to send to Trump
17 December, 2017, 03:25 | Author: Diane Mills
Republicans unveiled the final version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act early Friday evening, paving the way for their first major legislative win of the 115th Congress.
It's the latest pro-tax bill effort from American Action Network, which has spent more than any other outside group in the tax debate as special interest groups have spent millions to bombard television viewers and web browsers with ads. Now, while he still does not think that this bill is ideal and he would have preferred to have reached a more bipartisan consensus on parts of the legislation, will vote for this "once-in-a-generation opportunity" to make businesses more competitive. Today, Republican senators Bob Corker and Marco Rubio announced they will vote for the bill, leaving the Republicans with potentially enough votes to pass the bill by the end of December.
The legislation rolls back taxes on individuals and businesses and would mark the biggest achievement for proponents of tax cuts in 30 years.
Raising the child tax credit won over at least one GOP holdout, Sen.
Republicans hold a slim 52-48 majority in the Senate, and two ailing GOP senators missed votes this past week.
The standard deduction - used by around two-thirds of households - would be almost doubled, to $24,000 for married couples.
To address those concerns, the new bill includes the original Senate bill's boost of the tax credit per child up to $2,000, but it makes $1,400 of that "refundable", meaning it gets paid to parents even if they have no income tax liability.
The previous bills would have slashed the top corporate tax rate from 35 to 20 percent. The bill would also scale back the deduction for state and local taxes, allowing families to deduct only up to a total of $10,000 in property and income taxes. The deduction is especially important to residents of high-tax states such as New York, New Jersey and California.
Repeal of Obamacare's individual mandate.
Businesses income reported on owners' personal tax returns would get a 20% deduction on the first $315,000 of joint income. The House bill would have eliminated the deduction, while the Senate would have doubled it.
The Congressional Budget Office said the repeal would reduce the number of people with insurance by 13 million within 10 years because fewer will enroll in Medicaid or buy coverage in government-managed exchanges, including some who will no longer be able to afford insurance because rates will rise about 10% annually.
Moderate Republican Senator Susan Collins of ME, who had been a holdout, now appears to be in support of the bill. GOP leaders are hopeful they will be available next week.
The bill does not change the ban on churches and other charities from endorsing political candidates.
" Graduate school tuition waivers still will not be treated as taxable income".
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The Mountain West champion Broncos (10-3) are 23rd in the FBS in total defense (336.7 ypg) and 35th in scoring defense (22.5 ppg). That's right: The same play that won the Broncos the 2007 Fiesta Bowl just gave OR its first points of the day.
Toronto mayor, John Tory, said the he was "shocked and heartbroken" to learn that the two were found dead in their home. The Sherman's had recently put their house up for sale at the price of C$7 million equal to approximately $5.4 billion.
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This injury comes just two weeks after Gobert returned from an 11-game absence after a different bone bruise in his knee. On Saturday, Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports reported Gobert was diagnosed with a sprained PCL in his left knee.
Approximately four days before moving the tree indoors, place it in this holding area to prep it for the move into the home. Florida's 2017 state Christmas tree was lit at the capitol Wednesday morning by Governor Rick Scott and his wife Ann.
The Centers for Disease Control are showing sharp increases in the number of positive tests for the virus. With flu cases on the rise across the country, local health officials urge people to get vaccinated.
Carmelo Anthony ready for MSG return, calls NY 'home'
A different relationship, different bond with the city, with the fans, with the people. "It's a little bit special for me". Porzingis said after Thursday's game - in which the Knicks beat the Nets - that he did not think his injury was serious.
Parliament's winter session adjourned till 18 December
He said that he hopes for a fruitful parliamentary session that would benefit the country. "Generally, winter starts with Diwali". However, the senior Congress leader charged that the prime minister did not reply to issues raises by them.
What the Tech? Free shipping Friday
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Modi Government clears Triple Talaq bill instantly
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Somalia's Shabaab kill 18 cops in academy bombing
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Local gas prices continue to drop
Because prices for premium vary greatly across the US , both AAA and GasBuddy urge drivers to shop around for the best prices. Gas prices are forecast to gradually decline over the next two months, but are higher than they have been in recent years.