Tax reform

FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump, surrounded by members of congress and supporters, speaks during an event on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, to acknowledge the final passage of tax overhaul legislation by Congress. The new tax law ends a benefit long prized by business for schmoozing with customers or courting new ones. And the impact could be felt in big glitzy boxes at sports stadiums, or even at minor league games in small towns with loyal company backers. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
March 17, 2018 - 5:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Could the crackdown on tax loopholes clamp down on corporate schmoozing? The new tax law ends a benefit prized by business for impressing customers or courting new ones. And the impact could be felt in the pricey boxes at sports stadiums, or even at Double-A baseball games in...
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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2018 file photo, Oklahoma state Rep. Leslie Osborn, R-Mustang, debates a budget bill on the House floor in Oklahoma City, "Without new recurring revenue, we can't fix these problems," said Osborn, who was ousted as chairwoman of the powerful House Appropriations and Budget committee for her outspoken support of tax increases. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
March 16, 2018 - 3:01 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — When the GOP took full control of Oklahoma government after the 2010 election, lawmakers set out to make it a model of Republican principles, with lower taxes, lighter regulation and a raft of business-friendly reforms. Conservatives passed all of it, setting in motion a grand...
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Larry Kudlow, a long-time fixture on the CNBC business news network who previously served in the Reagan administration, is interviewed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. President Donald Trump has chosen Kudlow to be his top economic aide. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 15, 2018 - 8:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump confirmed Thursday that he has picked CNBC contributor Larry Kudlow as his top economic adviser and said the country is in line for a long run of upbeat financial news. The United States "will have many years of Great Economic & Financial Success, with...
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Conor Lamb, the Democratic candidate for the March 13 special election in Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District celebrates with his supporters at his election night party in Canonsburg, Pa., early Wednesday, March 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
March 14, 2018 - 2:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The special election in Pennsylvania's 18th district has made one thing clear: Democrats turned a region that overwhelmingly backed President Donald Trump just 16 months ago into a dead heat. It didn't matter that this congressional district will effectively disappear next year...
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March 13, 2018 - 11:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday he's strongly considering selecting CNBC senior contributer Larry Kudlow to succeed Gary Cohn as his top economic adviser, praising the veteran financial commentator and campaign supporter. Trump told reporters he was "looking at Larry Kudlow...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, March 5, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 05, 2018 - 9:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a remarkably public confrontation, House Speaker Paul Ryan and other Republican allies of President Donald Trump pleaded with him Monday to back away from his threatened international tariffs, which they fear could spark a dangerous trade war. Trump retorted: "We're not backing...
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March 05, 2018 - 12:06 pm
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — In a story March 4 about some states trying to circumvent the new federal cap on state and local tax deductions, The Associated Press cited the wrong source for projections about the percentage of high-income residents in some states facing tax increases. The analysis was...
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FILE- In this Feb. 15, 2018, photo, Susan Prendergast, reference supervisor at the Eudora Welty Library, in Jackson, Miss., adds additional federal tax filing information booklets on a shelf. The U.S. Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, issued an online calculator for figuring whether money is being set aside, to avoid facing a huge tax bill for 2018. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
March 01, 2018 - 12:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of Americans are now getting bigger paychecks as a result of the new tax law. So the government is issuing an online calculator for figuring whether enough money is being set aside. The calculator unveiled Wednesday by the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, file photo, Senate Banking Committee ranking member Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., asks a question while testifying before the Senate Budget Committee regarding President Donald Trump's fiscal year 2019 budget proposal, in Washington. A number of high-profile liberals are calling for repeal of the Republican tax plan that President Donald Trump signed into law. But not all of them back full repeal, including Sanders. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
February 28, 2018 - 12:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans spent much of the last decade firing up their base with a vow to repeal President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. But when it came to doing the deed, they found promises much easier than execution. Democrats may be starting down the same path on taxes. From New...
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2016, file photo, Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle speaks during a memorial ceremony on the first day of the legislative session at the state Capitol in Atlanta. Cagle on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, threatened to prevent Delta Air Lines from getting a lucrative tax cut after the company ended its discount program with the National Rifle Association. Cagle, president of the state Senate and a leading candidate to succeed Gov. Nathan Deal, tweeted that he would use his position to kill a proposed sales tax exemption on jet fuel. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
February 26, 2018 - 8:29 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on Delta's decision to cut marketing ties with the National Rifle Association (all times local): 7 p.m. Georgia Democrats have blasted the state's lieutenant governor, saying his recent threat against Delta Air Lines for severing ties with the National Rifle Association is...
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