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03 Noviembre 2017, 12:14 | Crisanna Felipe

Republican Tax Reform Bill Limps Across Starting Line

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Repeals the Alternative Minimum Tax. Instead, the bill would transfer K-12 tax-free savings to the better-known 529 college savings plans, allowing parents to contribute as much $10,000 a year for K-12 tuition.

While Republicans have been dead-set on repealing the so-called death tax, the new bill wouldn't immediately do that.

It states that churches should not lose their tax-exempt status based on statements about political candidates made during the course of religious services.

Many of the highlights echo President Trump's talking points and other items previously announced by the GOP in September.

Since the Republicans in Congress and the Trump Administration prioritized tax cuts for the rich, the tax debate has been tumultuous and rocky.

A single page "policy highlight" sheet was released as House Republicans gathered on Capitol Hill to discuss the overhaul.

The controversy is over who will gain the most: the rich and corporations. The current limit is $18,000 a year, with additional catch-up contributions of $6,000 a year for people age 50 and older. "This is a great victory for people back home".

House Republicans from New York and New Jersey weren't as forgiving.

But leaders gave those lawmakers at least something to mollify their opposition. The tax is currently slated to be implemented starting in 2020. Developers and construction businesses often form a new company for each separate project, so that their profitable ventures won't pay for losers.

The mortgage size on a $1 million home would be $800,000 - assuming the homebuyer makes a down payment of 20% of the purchase price, though some are putting down payments as low as 10%.

Deductions for student loans got axed. One is that taking away most deductions simplifies the tax code.

Mennenga said eliminating the $4,000 personal exemption, which the bill proposes, could hurt larger families. "That will abandon them in retirement". For many Americans, this scheme results in higher taxes so the government can meet tax revenue goals. Republicans have long held up the 1986 effort - which did not add to the deficit - as a model. The bar chart shows what current brackets look like, compared with the GOP's proposed brackets, and the table lays out different changes for different types of taxpayers. The 2004 American Jobs Creation Act temporarily cut taxes on repatriated profits to 5.25 percent from 35 percent.

The wealthy get another big boost with the doubling of the size of estates exempted from federal tax.

The bill doesn't contain a federal tax-credit scholarship program that would, in theory, subsidize private school tuition for low-income families. Unless they find some leadership to hold them together, they are likely to end up where such alliances usually do: broken on the wheel of history.

Irish tax experts said that the latest US proposals were broadly along expected lines but that the detail of whatever emerges will be important for companies here.

But his call to insert language that would ditch the Obamacare provision requiring individuals to have health insurance or pay a fine went unheeded. If you're outside a major metropolitan area, it's generally easy to buy a home with a mortgage of less than $500,000 and continue to reap the tax benefits of using the mortgage interest deduction. The average worker funneled $5,850 of their paychecks into a 401 (k) over the 12 months through June, according to Fidelity. I reserved judgement until I saw how things developed, and having seen it, I concede that they were correct. "Would some see a tax increase there among our most modest earners?"



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