❝ The Republican-controlled Congress passed a tax bill riddled with ambiguities, loopholes, and giveaways. The rules draw new lines that favor some taxpayers but not others — and in many cases the bill creates these preferences for no discernible policy reason…
❝ The upshot of all this: The 37 percent top rate is just a sticker-price for the wealthy and well-advised, up for negotiation. Everyone else will still pay full-price.
Any politicians who tell you different are lying. As usual.