"The Senate must act decisively to avoid the deficiencies in the House legislation and craft a final bill that affirms life, cares for the poor and ensures national tax policy aimed at the common good", the bishop said.
For businesses, the bill calls for a reduction of the corporate tax rate from the current rate of 35 percent to 20 percent and allows for increased expensing of the costs of certain properties.
The House of Representatives has passed the tax reform bill.
Naperville News 17's Beth Bria reports.
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Repealing the unnecessary death tax and the alternative minimum tax. Americans deserve jobs, fair taxes, and bigger paychecks.
The effort is aimed at preventing companies from shifting profits abroad and encouraging the repatriation of profits earned overseas. After much debate, lawmakers made the corporate tax rate permanent.
Provides a new, low tax rate of 9% for the first $75,000 of business income earned by owners of pass-through businesses of all types who earn less than $150,000, which will help the Main Street startups in every line of business that fuel innovation and job creation in communities across the country.
Individual tax brackets: The House bill reduces the number of tax brackets from seven to four, with a top rate of 39.6 percent.
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Kevin Diaz, Washington correspondent for the Houston Chronicle says Brady has been working his way through the House leadership ranks for years, with the goal of implementing significant tax cuts.
Getting that money repatriated and invested in the U.S. economy could be YUUUGE - to use one of President Trump's favorite descriptors - in terms of creating new jobs.
"I want to congratulate my colleagues in the House for taking another step towards tax relief for hardworking American families", Scott said.
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The House passed the Republican tax reform bill, H.R. 1, also known as the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act", by a 227-205 vote, with numerous provisions that have met with both support and concern from the financial industry. Its greatest defect is the one that prompted Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3), a leading fiscal conservative to reluctantly vote against it - it does not include spending cuts along with the tax cuts.
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