The G.O.P. Tax Plan Can Be Confusing. Here’s Help Deciphering It.


How Many People in Your Income Group Would Get a Tax Cut?


Not everyone would be getting tax relief, and some would get a tax increase. Choose your income group to see how you would be affected.

What the Tax Bill Would Look Like for 25,000 Middle-Class Families


Be wary of descriptions of the tax plan’s effects that refer to a “typical” American family. This graphic shows the staggering diversity in circumstances of American taxpayers, and how each of their tax situations would be different.

Would the Poor Pay More? Senators Disagree, and Here’s Why


Republicans dispute a report that the bill would raise taxes on the poor. The disagreement is related to a plan to remove the Obamacare requirement to purchase health insurance.

Will Cutting the Health Mandate Pay for Tax Cuts? Not Necessarily


Alexia Manon Senior says she would not drop her health insurance even if the Affordable Care Act’s so-called individual mandate were repealed.

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The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimated that repealing the insurance mandate would result in nearly 13 million fewer people with insurance. If people choose to go without insurance, the government would no longer need to pay billions of dollars to subsidize their plans, and Republicans are counting on those savings to help pay for the tax cuts. But it’s not clear how much money would actually be saved.

Bill Signals Top Tax Priority of G.O.P. Is to Help Corporations


From left, Senator Ron Wyden, the top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee, and Senator Orrin G. Hatch, the chairman of the committee, during a markup of the Senate tax proposal on Wednesday.

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The plan’s top objective appears to be giving corporations deep and lasting cuts. Central to the approach is the fundamental Republican belief that the cuts would translate to wage growth and jobs for Americans of all income levels.

Trump Sells Tax Plan With False Claims


President Trump, speaking about the tax overhaul in St. Charles, Mo., on Wednesday, offered rosy projections of the effects of the plan.

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President Trump has used several false claims and exaggerations as he has made his pitch. Here’s what he’s gotten wrong.

Will a Corporate Tax Cut Lift Worker Pay? A Union Wants It in Writing


A demonstration last week that was organized by groups that included the Communications Workers of America. That union has urged companies to pledge to raise wages if a tax cut is enacted.

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Mr. Trump said the typical American would see $4,000 more in wages from a corporate tax cut, but labor groups are concerned the money would go to executives and shareholders instead of workers.

How the Plan Could Affect Those With Student Debt


Jenny Bledsoe, a Ph.D. student. It’s unclear what effect the bill would have on those paying tuition.

It’s far from certain what effect the tax plan would have on those paying off their tuition, and there’s a wide range of possibilities that could raise or lower tax bills by thousands.

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