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The Endlessness Of A Temporary Tax

Authored by Jeff Thomas via InternationalMan.com, Governments regularly claim that they favour tax reform. When this claim has been repeated so many times that virtually no one believes them anymore, they announce a tax reform, to show that they really mean it. They then reshuffle the existing taxes to give the appearance that taxation will […]

How Will Tax Reform Affect You: Find Out With This Interactive Website

Will you be paying US taxes in 2018? If so, this interactive model created by JPM is for you. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), which was signed into law by Donald Trump this week, is projected to reduce individual tax payments by over $1 trillion over the next 10 years, more than triple […]

3-(Mis)Statements About Tax Reform

Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, With the passage of the Tax Cut And Jobs Act on Wednesday, I wanted to address a few of the questions and misinformation currently circulating about the impact of tax cuts on the U.S. economy. Over the last couple of months, I have been repeatedly asked why I am […]

Who Feels the Tax Sting

Now that the massive new tax bill has passed, I thought I’d do a little experiment with a spreadsheet to see how a hypothetical Silicon Valley, California earner might be affected. I was sure his tax bill would be higher, but I am surprised at how much higher.I wouldn’t be surprised if some people decided not to stay in their […]

Wells Fargo, Fifth Third, Comcast Unveil Minimum Wages Hike, Bonus Payments After Tax Reform Passes

Update: Add Comcast to the list   #winning pic.twitter.com/QBForn6EeF — Phil Kerpen (@kerpen) December 20, 2017 * * * AT&T’s announcement that it would boost US capex by $1 billion and pay a $1,000 special bonus to 200,000 employees once Trump signs the Tax Cut bill into law (ideally before the holidays), has unleashed a […]

House Passes Tax-Reform Bill – 12 Republicans, All Democrats Vote Against

After more than six weeks of frenzied negotiations, the House of Representatives has passed the reconciled version of President Donald Trump's tax plan, leaving only one major hurdle between Republicans and their biggest legislative accomplishment of the Trump era. In a 227-203 vote, the House passed the tax plan over united Democratic opposition, as well […]

Here Are The Biggest Winners And Losers From Trump’s Corporate Tax Cuts

Credit Suisse Chief US Equity Strategist, Jonathan Golub, has estimated that corporate tax cuts in the U.S. could boost average earnings of companies in the S&P by about 8-10%.  Now, as those tax cuts get priced into the market for the 10th time today, we decided to take a look at which industries will benefit […]

“All-In” On Tax Reform

Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, Review & Update In last week’s “Technically Speaking” post I discussed the S&P 500 hitting 2700 by Christmas. To wit: “As stated in the title, the current push higher puts 2700 in sight by the time Santa fills the ‘stockings hung by the chimney with care.’   As shown […]

What’s In The Final Republican Tax Bill: Goldman Explains

While we published both the full text(1,097 pages) and the “explanatory” statement (only 570 pages) released by the House-Senate conference committee on the final Republican Tax Bill, also known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), we are confident not many readers – or anyone else for that matter – will read the full […]

Here Is The Full Text Of The Final Republican Tax Bill

Update: in addition to the previously leaked highlights (see below), Republicans on Friday evening released the final version of their legislation to slash tax rates for corporations and individuals. The 1,097 page document, containing the bill and an explanatory statement, was crafted by the House-Senate conference committee. The bill is expected to come up for […]

Full Tax Bill Highlights Leaked

Here are the full policy highlights of the Republicans' Tax Cuts & Jobs Act… Policy Highlights The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1) overhauls America’s tax code to deliver historic tax relief for workers, families and job creators, and revitalize our nation’s economy. By lowering taxes across the board, eliminating costly special-interest tax breaks, […]

“It’s Done”: Here Is What’s In The Final GOP Tax Bill

Well – for now – that was an anti-climax… *RUBIO IS SAID TO BACK TAX BILL AFTER CHILD CREDIT TWEAKS: CNBC *BRADY SAYS HE HAS ALL SIGNATURES HE NEEDS, "IT'S DONE" But the market seems unimpressed by the 'news'   And even "high tax" names are underperforming…   Here is Bloomberg's breakdown of what we […]

Here Is What Is In The Republicans’ Final Tax Bill

On Wednesday, Congress Republicans were said to reach a deal on final tax legislation, clearing the way for final votes next week on a package that, if approved, would be sent to President Donald Trump to sign into law. While the formal language of the legislation has not been released, the following are the known […]

The Best Tax Incentive In The World

Authored by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, In a move almost destined to prove that laws and policies have absolutely zero meaning, the European Union released a list of “tax havens” last week… with a massive, giant, highly conspicuous omission. The blacklist contains the names of the usual suspects– Panama, United Arab Emirates, etc., along with […]

Will Your Taxes Go Up? Find Out With These 8 Scenarios

With Republicans having inexplicably sacrificed a crucial Senate seat last night by choosing to support a candidate accused of multiple counts of pedophilia, it’s unclear whether tax reform is even a remote possibility at this point.  Certainly, the challenge of forming a consensus among the GOP was difficult enough when they held a 2-seat advantage […]