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Detailed Analysis of Presidential Candidate's Tax Plans
The sixth Republican presidential debate is already upon us, and the candidates are again expected to focus on business and the economy. Tax policy has been a driving topic in these debates, and several of the candidates have issued comprehensive tax reform plans. But, no soundbite or debate response can capture all of the details of candidates' plans, so if you’re looking for more information, our detailed analyses can fill the void.
Throughout the race, our economists have used our powerful Taxes and Growth Dynamic Scoring Model to analyze how each candidate’s tax plan will affect GDP, jobs, wages, government revenues, and economic growth. Here are the results for candidates who have released plans and are still in the race:
We also have a summary of our analyses and an interactive tracker that lets you compare all the candidates and their various proposals.
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