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Congressman Paul Mitchell

Representing the 10th District of Michigan

Mitchell Statement on Tax Reform Framework

September 27, 2017
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Mitchell (MI-10) released the following statement after the tax reform framework was released:

“During today’s discussions, we made significant progress toward developing a tax reform plan that will deliver the fairness and simplicity Americans deserve.  As I have said repeatedly throughout this process, we need a tax reform plan that focuses on delivering relief to those who need it most – the middle class.  The framework released today would double the standard deduction so that families and individuals can keep more of their hard-earned dollars, simplify the code into three tax brackets, and eliminate unfair taxes like the ‘Death tax’ that place an undue burden on farmers and family owned businesses,” said Representative Mitchell.

“The American people asked for tax relief; it’s time for both parties and both chambers of Congress to come together to deliver.  I look forward to working with my colleagues in the House and Senate, and with President Trump, to turn today’s framework into legislation that will put American workers and families first.”

The full framework can be found HERE.

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