Alright I haven’t been paying attention but what is Congress fighting about with taxes? Several people have asked me

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Huh? You’re going to need to be more specific? Estate tax? International tax? Wealth tax?!? They’re always fighting about all kinds of tax issues. 🤷🏼‍♀️

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Depends on what you call “fighting”, too. Someone proposing some legislation that absolutely will never get passed by the other house and/or will definitely get vetoed? That’s not fighting. That’s barely even an exercise in futility.

That’s just paperwork so that they can say in their fundraising emails that they sponsored legislation to allow shooting IRS agents or billionaires on sight. (Depending on which party they’re in.)

Right now, most Congresspeeps are just squawking to get press. It’s an election year so I don’t expect much else.

Next year, when a lot of TCJA is going to sunset, there may be a lot more actual arguments. Or not. Depends on how the game election turns out.

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