• redistributes money from the middle-class to the wealthy,
  • cuts funds for public infrastructure that would pay for police, parks and education
  • destabilizes Obamacare, leaving over 13 million people without health care
  • adds 1.5 trillion to the national budget deficit – the kind of debt that will require major cuts to Social Security and Medicare in the near future.

How will this plan affect your pocketbook?

By 2027, every income level below seventy-five thousand dollars a year will face a tax increase, while everybody above that level will have a continued tax decrease, with the greatest cut in taxes accruing to those making more than a million dollars a year. https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/the-shocking-math-of-the-republican-tax-plan

Time Magazine provides a calculator that shows how the tax plan affects different income groups (income includes salary and benefits.) See an example below:
  • A household with an income of $40,000 now pays $4,360 in taxes (10.9%)
  • Under the Republican plan, in 2019, the household would pay $3,960 (9.9%) saving $400.
  • By 2027, the tax rate will rise to 11.5%, and the family will pay $4,600 -- $240 more than their current tax cost. Source: Joint Committee on Taxation


The League of Progressive Seniors will work with other groups around the state to plan an action for November 27. We will get back to you with details before Thanksgivng.

Stop the Tax Plan by the Wealthy for the Wealthy

Indivisible is calling for a National Day of Action on
Monday, November 27

  1. Plan sit-ins at Senators’ regional offices around the state.
  2. Demand that your Senator vote against the “Motion to Proceed” on the tax bill.
  3. Ask Democratic Senators to shutdown the Senate by withholding consent on every bill or nominee that McConnell puts forward. https://www.trumptaxscam.org/

The Republican Tax Plan is on a fast track in the Senate with a vote in the coming two weeks. This would be a disaster for the United States.
This tax plan: