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My EY brethrens, keep in mind, the additional vacation time, shut down, higher raises and PBB has been made possible by the tax cuts.

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Since consulting spend is tax deductible under the old and new tax rates, it doesn’t change their willingness to spend. If anything, it would lower it as unspent money was previously taxed at a higher rate. Now, if they don’t spend on consultants, that leaves more for dividends

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This was the headline in case you don’t care to click it. I know y’all like to avoid inconvenient truths: “President Trump's First Year Of Job Growth Was Below President Obama's Last Four Years”
Shame that’s the case even after a trillion dollars in deficit spending. Speaking of which, don’t you guys care about debt and deficits? Weird how you don’t when the guy doing it has an R by his name and is giving it all to the top 1%. 1%, so not you. Keep being played buddy

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That is just such bullshit. Stop defending disgraceful and unethical tax cuts.

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EY doesn’t pay corporate taxes, does it? If not, not sure I see how this is true.

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Idk what clients you’re working with but mine aren’t any bit more willing to pay higher rates because of a tax cut

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Hopefully OP doesnt work in EY advisory. Next thing he'll tell us is climate change is a chinese hoax.

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I think people are angry that Trump supporters ignore egregiously flawed policies and generally disgusting behavior in favor of pointing to one or two positives that may have been produced by the administration. No one plans on hailing Trump because he passed a tax cut when he's simultaneously trying to waste money building an unnecessary wall, tweeting aggressive provocations to world leaders, fanning divisive and nationalist sentiments, blatantly denying anything he doesn't like to believe, etc., etc., etc., ...

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I don’t even know where to begin with this 🤦🏻‍♂️

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^^plainly false. Get educated

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#MAGA

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More margin = more investment in strategic priorities. C’mon guys..

Y’all hate trump so much you refuse to see any positive impacts

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Trump 2020

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I have a 500k HHI. Tax cuts worth 1k/Mo after tax to me. Someone who makes 50k gets maybe $500... for the year. 100% of my extra is going into investments, not stimulating the economy. Pretty sure none of this makes sense or justifies a $1.5T budget hit

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My clients are still as cheap as ever ha ha

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OW1 is correct, however..our clients increased ability and willingness to pay us for additional services is directly correlated to the tax cuts

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Trump wins in 2020, 100% - place your bets now

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Facts are facts🤷🏻‍♂️ I know our president and his adherents like A1 live in a post truth environment but I don’t. Good luck with it

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Who feels more optimistic about job opportunities now than you did 2 years ago 👌

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EY 1 these nevertrumpers suffer from TDS. They simply can’t admit we are far better off than we ever were with Barry or god forbid a HRC.....

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completely okay.
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Do not make the same mistake.

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