Why should people be allowed to shield income from taxation?

Heather Long discusses the (supposedly) final version of the Republican tax bill in The Washington Post, and I came upon this part: Andrew Devendorf has contacted Sen. Marco Rubio’s office every other day for the past month to beg the Florida Republican to make sure Congress’s final tax bill doesn’t make graduate school unaffordable for him …

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Republican leaders are betting the #TaxBill will boost economy before 2018 and 2020 elections That's one risky gamble!

From my favorite redheaded reporter: GOP betting tax bill will boost economy before 2018, 2020 elections By Heather Long | December 5, 2017 | 5:00 AM EST By the time Republicans have to face voters in November, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) predicts the economy will “be performing better.” There’s a good chance he’s right. …

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Refundable tax credits

I knew that I wasn’t going to like this tweet: Just In: Only 29 US Senators voted to give working-class families more $$$ from an expanded refundable Child Tax Credit tonight. Translation: A unequal tax cut has grown more unequalhttps://t.co/3ryt6hm8ek #TaxBill — Heather Long (@byHeatherLong) December 2, 2017 There are two types of tax credits, …

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Democrisy! “Responsible Wealth” want other millionaires to pay higher taxes No mention is made as to whether they voluntarily contribute more

The tweet caught my eye: NEW: Over 400 U.S. millionaires and billionaires are sending a letter to Congress this week telling Republicans to RAISE, not cut, their taxes https://t.co/65jIj2LljD #taxes — Heather Long (@byHeatherLong) November 13, 2017 And it led me to the story: More than 400 millionaires tell Congress: Don’t cut our taxes By …

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