RSS

2017 Tax Bill

Public Law no. 115-97, the Act to provide for reconciliation pursuant to titles II and V of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2018, originally introduced in the House of Representatives as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), is a law passed by the United States Congress that amended the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.

Local leaders and concerned citizens gathered at The Milwaukee County Courthouse on “Tax Day” Tuesday night to protest the tax bill that President Trump signed into law last year. Read more

Happening Now

No one should take pleasure from all the people being hurt by the Trump Family and Friends Republican Tax Cuts, but there’s some poetic justice in the collateral damage that those tax cuts will wreak upon Donald Trump’s supporters in Wisconsin. Read more

Taking Liberties 3 Comments

What the recently passed GOP tax plan could have (and probably should have) been was a cut in the corporate income tax to make our corporations more competitive in the world economy and try to keep more jobs in the U.S. Read more

Issue of the Week 5 Comments

PaulRyan_byJoyveNBoghosian.jpg

Photo credit: Joyce N. Boghosian

There's no guarantee even temporarily retiring from politics will protect Ryan from the taint of Trump. Read more

Taking Liberties 4 Comments

social-secutiry.jpg

Photo credit: 401kcalculator.org

Most Americans realize billionaires, millionaires and wealthy corporations get enormous, permanent tax cuts in the GOP’s new tax bill, while working people get crumbs for a few years before their taxes start going up again. Read more

Taking Liberties 4 Comments

ron-johnson.jpg

Photo credit: Gage Skidmore

Ordinary taxpayers are hoping a few Republican heroes have the courage to stand up against a brazenly unfair tax plan that will eventually raise taxes on most Americans to pay for massive tax cuts for multimillion-dollar corporations and the ... Read more

Taking Liberties 5 Comments

Paul Ryan has abandoned the biggest lie of his career about the urgency of reducing the nightmare of U.S. budget deficits, but his new lies about Republican tax cuts benefitting the middle class will create a brand-new American nightmare. Read more

Taking Liberties 6 Comments

TrumpByBridgetteBradley.jpg

Photo credit: U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brigitte N. Brantley, Public Domain

Rich politicians passing massive tax cuts for themselves, their own families and all their wealthy friends is not tax reform. Read more

Taking Liberties 3 Comments

SOCIAL UPDATES