2018

2017 Federal Hiring Freeze That May Lead to 2018 Job Cuts and Federal GS Pay Freeze For Government Workers

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[Update March 2017] President Trump has continued his attack on the federal workforce by announcing across the board funding cuts in his latest budget proposal that could lead to between 100,000 and 200,000 job cuts. This is according to Mark Zandi, chief economist for Moody’s Analytics. This cut would constitute up to 9% of civil servant jobs. On […]

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Trump Tax Plan, Cuts and Changes in 2017, 2018 and Beyond

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[Updated April 2017] Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn have provided more details and updates to President Donald Trump’s campaign tax proposal (see previous updates below). This includes the following: The updated tax proposal eliminates all itemized and regular deductions (including items like home office deductions, state and local) that are part […]

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