President Trump Reiterates His Commitment to Lower Tax Rates on Corporations and Middle-Class Taxpayers

In a wide-ranging interview with the Wall Street Journal, President Trump stated that his next priority, after healthcare, was tax reform that lowers corporate rates and reduces the tax burden on middle-class families.  While he did not offer any new proposals on lowering individual tax rates, he stated that he was willing to consider taxing wealthier taxpayers more in order to offer a tax break to the middle class.  He also reiterated his goal of lowering the corporate rate to 15 percent.

Read more: Trump Eyes Tax-Code Overhaul, With Emphasis on Middle-Class Break; Trump says tax reform plan will reduce rates for middle class who have ‘gotten screwed’.

Back to top