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Building on tax reform: 2018 Tax policy outlook

The United States recently enacted the most comprehensive tax reform in more than 30 years. US policymakers and American businesses have championed tax reform for years on a bipartisan basis, concerned that the US tax system was out of step with the systems of the rest of the developed world. With tax reform accomplished, President Donald Trump and Congress will need to decide which policy goals will be given primary attention this year in advance of the 2018 midterm Congressional elections. 

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The success or failure of the new tax law is tied to the US economy. NES Leader Drew Lyon and NES Principal Jon Lieber examine both the potential short and long term impacts of the new tax legislation.


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Drew Lyon
Principal and National Economics and Statistics Leader, PwC US
Tel: +1 (202) 414 3865

Peter Merrill
Principal, National Economics and Statistics Practice, PwC US
Tel: +1 (202) 414 1666

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Pam Olson
US Deputy Tax Leader and Washington National Tax Services Leader, PwC US
Tel: +1 (202) 414 1401

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