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Pass-Through Business Deduction: IRS Section 199A Deduction


The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) was signed into law by President Donald Trump in December 2017. This comprehensive tax reform aimed to stimulate economic growth by reducing tax rates for businesses and individuals. Key provisions included a significant corporate tax rate cut from 35% to 21%, a simplification of individual tax brackets, and an increase in the standard deduction. Additionally, the TCJA implemented changes to international taxation, moving towards a territorial system. Critics argued that the tax cuts disproportionately benefited the wealthy, while supporters contended that the reforms spurred economic expansion and job creation. The long-term impact of the TCJA remains a subject of debate, with ongoing discussions about its effectiveness in achieving its intended goals.