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Do Republican Health Care Changes to Repeal Obamacare Impact You?

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The Senate has announced their health care plan –  the BETTER CARE RECONCILIATION ACT (BCRA) – which is in line with the house bill, with key changes being made to appease more moderate Republicans. NPR had a nice summary comparing Obamacare, AHCA (House bill) and BCRA (Senate bill) shown in the graphic below. In general the bill does […]

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Trump GOP Tax Plan, Cuts and Changes in 2017, 2018 and Beyond – Latest Updates and Final Bill

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[Latest update]  Republican lawmakers in the House and Senate have now passed a combined tax reform bill along party lines for President Trump’s Tax Reform measures under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. See the table below that contrasts changes from earlier versions in each chamber versus what is in the final bill that goes to the […]

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Rick Perry’s Cut, Balance and Grow Plan – Tax and Spending Reform To Restore America’s Economic Future

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After covering Hermain Cain’s 999 tax plan, I thought I would look at Rick Perry’s recently released “Cut, Balance and Grow Plan” discussed in his recent WSJ op-ed piece. Here are highlights from his Cut, Balance and Grow (CBG) plan: – Personal Tax Reform: Americans will have a choice between a new, flat tax rate […]

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Will The Debt Ceiling be Raised and Who’s to Blame for This Mess – Republicans or Democrats?

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The national debt debate continues with millions of federally funded individuals and corporations facing the real prospect of taking a big hit to their bottom line if the debt ceiling is not raised. Whichever side of the debate you are, the fact is that over the past 30 years the debt ceiling has been increased […]

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