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  • Trump's tax plan gets fuzzier and fuzzier

    Back in the day, when Soviet-era Russian apparatchiks fell out of favor, they’d become non-persons and even be removed from old group photos. That’s what’s happened to Donald Trump’s tax plan from last September.

  • Mike Pence is an experienced tax cutter

    In just three years as governor, Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence successfully pushed proposals to cut income taxes, corporate taxes, personal property taxes, and completely eliminate the state’s inheritance tax.

  • Federal taxes are very progressive

    The Tax Policy Center projects that effective federal tax rates this year will range from 3.5 percent for households in the lowest-income quintile (or fifth) to 33 percent for those in the top 1 percent.

  • Trump's child care tax break won't help most families

    Donald Trumphas proposed allowing all families to deduct average childcare costs on their income tax returns. The details are muddy, but subsidies aren’t generally the best way to help low-income households pay for childcare.  

  • The wide tax gulf between Romney and Trump

    In their support of Trump, the Republican Party is backing a substantially different tax plan than they were four years ago with Mitt Romney.

August 23, 2016

Photos of the Day 8/23

One year old female giant panda cub Nuan Nuan, plays at the Giant Panda Conservation Center during Liang Liang's 10th birthday celebration at the National Zoo in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Tuesday. Two giant pandas have been on loan to Malaysia from China for 10 years since May 21, 2014 to mark the 40th anniversary of the esta...

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