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I Did The Math, And The Math *SUCKS*: The Threat of the US House Tax Plan

In case you hadn’t heard, graduate students are screwed.

I’m taking a break from the usual diary format of my blog because I’m not just speaking to my experiences this week. 970 more words

Grad School

Tax Filers In Most States Claim Deduction Targeted By GOP

ATLANTA (AP) — A popular deduction targeted in the GOP's overhaul of the tax code is used by more than a quarter of all filers in a majority of states, including many led by Republicans where some residents eventually could see their federal tax bills rise. 908 more words

News

Trump's robber baron presidency - via Lars P. Syll

In Trump’s world, ​the rich in the US obviously are not rich enough. So he has set out to lower the corporate tax rate to 20 percent and abolish the estate tax.

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Political Economy

A millionaire explains why he wants to pay more taxes

(Source: www.vox.com)

The House of Representatives passed its tax bill Thursday, making way for a sweeping $1.5 trillion tax cut. The showdown on taxes now heads to the Senate, which is set to vote on… 1,770 more words

Lifestyle

What Type of President?

There is no doubt that a few people were upset due to Donald Trump’s election as president. Upset grossly under exaggerates the pain many people felt. 1,357 more words

Secretary Hargan Promotes Tax Reform Message In St. Louis Area


ST. LOUIS, MO/November 17, 2017 (STL.News) Health and Human Services Acting Secretary Eric Hargan brought his message about tax reform to the St. Louis area on Thursday. 17 more words

The 4 biggest stories in politics this week

(Source: www.vox.com)

The tax overhaul freight train barreled ahead this week with greater speed than most people realize. A massive, contentious bill passed the House with relatively little trouble, and an equally massive, even more contentious bill went through key procedural hoops in the Senate. 963 more words

Lifestyle