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By Christopher S. Rugaber
AP Economics Writer 

Trump tax cut: Huge, vague and likely mild boost for economy

 

April 27, 2017



WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's team boasted Wednesday that its tax-cut plan would lighten Americans' financial burdens, ignite economic growth and vastly simplify tax filing.

Yet the proposal so far remains short of vital details, including how it would be paid for. And based on the few specifics spelled out so far, most experts suggest that it would add little to growth while swelling the budget deficit and potentially handing large windfalls to wealthier taxpayers.

Trump's plan would replace the current seven income tax brackets with three, and the top bracket would drop fro...



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