Trump touts tax cuts with Tax Day trip

Trump en route to the Twin Cities for tax event

Trump touts tax cuts with Tax Day trip

"Today is tax day", Trump said to boos, according to pool reports.

The objective of the visit was to conduct a roundtable discussion on the economy and tax cuts passed in 2017. However, Trump's package considerably trails Ronald Reagan's 1981 tax cuts, Barack Obama's 2013 extension of George W. Bush's tax cuts, and others, the Associated Press reported.

Trump will appear at Nuss Truck & Equipment "to tout the success of the American economy under his pro-growth policies, including the implementation of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act", according to a White House statement. In fact, no Republican presidential candidate has won Minnesota since Nixon.

The Minnesota DFL labeled the event a publicity stunt prior to the discussion.

Trump's tax day visit also renews attention on his refusal to release his tax returns. To make matters worse, Trump is trying to pay for his tax cuts for the rich by gutting Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security to the tune of over one trillion dollars and slashing funds for our classrooms.

"Democrats have taken parts of the tax law that are base-broadening ー and that may increase taxes for a small minority of taxpayers ー and made that central to the message", Pomerleau said.

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The Walzes were also subject to a phenomenon experienced by many Americans: Even though their total federal tax burden went down, they found themselves owing at the end of the year more than prior years. The best way to gauge if you're coming out ahead is to determine what's known as your "effective" tax rate, a percentage that represents how much of your annual income was paid in taxes.

Klobuchar posted her tax returns dating back to 2006 on her campaign website.

To check, you'll need to calculate your effective tax rate for 2017.

"Doesn't bother me, not at all", said Don Tomann of Buffalo, who owns a manufacturing plant and went to show his support.

The state's Democrats saw a huge overall resurgence during the anti-Trump backlash of 2018, notably in traditionally Republican suburbs of Minneapolis and St. Paul.

"That tax bill was a major missed opportunity", she said.

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