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Social Media Graphics on the Tax Debate

Congress is expected to consider legislation to make major changes to the tax code this year. President Trump and Republican leaders in Congress are calling their plans “tax reform,” but to date, they have largely been revenue-losing tax cuts tilted to the wealthy and profitable corporations that largely ignore working class people whose wages have been stagnant. Here is a series of social media graphics on key issues in the coming tax debate.

Below are links to download images for use on social media. To save them to your computer, click on the image, and it will download.

Graphics specific to the House bill are located here.

Graphics specific to the Senate bill are located here.




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Two-Step
Paul Ryan - Two-Step Spending Cuts
Corporate
Cutting Corporate Tax Rates Mostly Benefits Those At the Top
Actual U.S. Corporate Tax Rates Far Lower Than Statutory Rate, In Line With Comparable Countries
Trump's Territorial Tax System Would Give Massive Tax Advantage to Foreign Profits of U.S.-Based Multinationals
Pass-Through
Most Pass-Through Filers Are Already Taxed at Lower Rates
Estate Tax
Doubling Estate Tax Exemption Would Give Wealthiest Estates Each a Tax Cut Worth More Than Pell Grants for 1,100 Students
Number of Estates Facing Estate Tax Has Plummeted
Only 50 Small Farms or Businesses Face Estate Tax
EITC
Earned Income Tax Credit Does Little to Offset Federal Taxes for Childless Workers
ACA
Repeal of the Individual Mandate Would Drive Up Uninsured Rate
Eliminating Two Affordable Care Act "Medicare Taxes" Only Helps High-Income Filers
Working Class
The Brown-Khanna Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) expansion would give a working-class couple with one child and an income of $31,300 and EITC boost of just over $3,100.
Brown-Khanna EITC Expansion Would Increase Take-Home Pay of Working-Class People Across Occupations
Brown-Khanna EITC Expansion Provides Bigger Boost for Most Working Families Than Trump Plan - And at a Fraction of the Cost
Incomes Have Stagnated Across Working Class
Working-Class Families Are Left Behind After Decades of Unequal Income Growth