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Alimony is no longer tax deductible in 2019.

January is ‘divorce month,’ and this year brings new tax rules for couples who split up

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act changed the tax treatment of alimony. Spousal support payments are no longer tax deductible for the payer.
Tax Day is April 15, 2019.

A new report predicts huge swaths of Americans should expect bigger tax refunds — but not everyone is set to benefit

The new GOP tax law went into effect at the start of 2018, and a UBS analysis suggests it could have a big impact on federal tax refund checks.

Paul Ryan says one of his biggest regrets is the ballooning federal deficit. The evidence shows he has himself to blame.

House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday said one of his biggest letdowns was the increasing federal deficit, but he helped make the debt situation worse.
President Donald Trump.

Trump’s economic sugar high is already fading, and his trade war could make it even uglier

According to economists across Wall Street, President Trump's tax-cut boost is fading and drag from the trade war will result in lower 2019 GDP growth.

IT’S OFFICIAL: The GOP tax law was a political flop

According to a new exit poll, the GOP tax cut law did not move the needle for voters in the 2018 midterm elections.
House Speaker Paul Ryan, President Donald Trump, and Rep. Kevin Brady.

So far, it doesn’t look like the GOP tax law has prompted the investment boom Republicans promised

A survey from the National Association for Business Economics found 81% of US businesses said the GOP tax law hadn't changed their investment plans.
Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell

Americans hate Republicans’ idea to cut Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security to bring down the soaring deficit. And they have another idea th...

Americans would rather deal with the federal deficit by reversing the GOP tax law instead of cutting entitlements like Medicare and Social Security.

Trump’s bewildering new tax cut proposal is ‘the height of cynicism’ and an admission the GOP tax law failed politically

President Donald Trump's shock announcement that the GOP was working on a new tax cut is an implicit admission that the GOP tax law didn't win voters.

Key Senate Republican calls Trump’s proposal for new tax cuts ‘highly unlikely’ this year

You can’t count out the Congress, I mean we could, but I’m not going to say," Hatch told reporters on Wednesday when asked about a vote shortly after the midterm elections on November 6. "It’d be highly unlikely but it could happen."

Trump denies that he started talking about a mysterious new tax cut because the original GOP tax law is unpopular

President Donald Trump rebuffed the suggestion that his new surprise tax cut promise from Saturday was made only because the perception of the initial GOP tax reform law is so negative.