Trump tax plan: Relief for his voters but lots of unknowns

One such reason Mnuchin likely couldn't guarantee middle-class Americans wouldn't pay more in taxes under this plan is because the bill would eliminate the ability for Americans to write-off their state and local tax burden on their federal filings. To incentivize the use of the standard tax deduction instead of itemized deductions, the proposal would eliminate most other deductions, except for certain things like charitable giving or mortgage interest.

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, in remarks Wednesday, channeled Trump's penchant for exaggeration. The president says Washington shouldn't be subsidizing high-tax states, and he's right in theory. He suggested it would spur economic growth and create jobs.

But if a tax cut is temporary, that is less effective for encouraging business owners to make new investments.

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"That's our objective, absolutely", Mnuchin said.

"The upshot is that a tax on reinvested foreign earnings won't come close to paying for the $6 trillion to $7 trillion cost of the massive cuts to individual income and corporate taxes that Trump is proposing", Hunter wrote. But anything above that amount is taxed at 40%. "I think what is important for Ireland is that there continues to be a strong personal, political and trading relationship with the United States, which is mutually beneficial to both societies". "We have the most uncompetitive system". In fact, 44 percent of all USA households pay no federal income tax, though most pay other taxes. This is all about changing that. He receives income from 564 business entities, according to his financial disclosure form, and could take advantage of the low rate on "pass-through" companies. If speculation is correct that the Trump administration could cut tax rates on repatriated cash to around 10%, it would effectively add $90 billion in "found money" to Apple's balance sheet.

US President Donald Trump plans to cut corporate tax from 35 to 15 percent.

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Host Savannah Guthrie followed up by pointing out a statement Mnuchin made yesterday at the White House.

Yet during an interview on Thursday's Today show, Mnuchin was back to claiming that the plan "is about a middle-income tax cut". We hope there are Democrats across the aisle who want to support it. And that creates enormous opportunities. But 15 percent is too low, and fiscal conservatives in the House are already balking.

Trump's proposal would be a corporate giveaway, plain and simple, slashing rates for the wealthiest while preserving unfair loopholes and lucrative deductions written by lobbyists that allow huge corporations like Exxon Mobil to pay zero in federal taxes and instead claim millions in rebates. "You're going to have to figure out some base-broadening to make it work".

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