The agreement is among the dozens of deals — big and small — that emerged from a conference committee report that paves the way for the GOP to pass a $1.5 trillion tax revamp next week. Among the crucial top-line compromises: A 21 percent corporate rate, effective next year. The preservation of the state and local deduction up to $10,000 a year. An expanded child tax credit. A cut in the top individual rate to 37 percent. The repeal of Obamacare’s individual mandate.
WASHINGTON — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is not getting the flat tax he’s long desired. Or perhaps even a reduction in the number of tax brackets. Or the elimination, it appears, of the estate tax and some other parts of the code the Republican loathes.
WASHINGTON Republicans offered on Wednesday what could amount to their closing arguments in favor of a $1.5 trillion tax revamp that's unlike anything Congress has produced in more than three decades. President Donald Trump, using the White House's bully pulpit, touted the prospect of "one of the biggest pieces of legislation ever signed." The GOP-heavy conference committee hosted its only public meeting on a plan that Texas Rep. Kevin Brady, the House's top tax writer, called "historic."
.@RepJoeBarton says it's "good news for Tarrant County and the Texas Rangers" that GOP tax bill spares Arlington a big hit on financing deal for new ballpark.
(He would've preferred to keep House measure on pro stadiums, w/one-time exemption for Arl.)
5. Brewers, winemakers and distillers will see a CUT in federal alcohol excise taxes for two years. Producers in Texas and beyond have been pushing for that relief for some time.
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Selecting a term
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