TITLE

$70 Billion Tax Cut Compromise Hoped to Extend Economic Growth

AUTHOR(S)
Battersby, Mark E.
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Metal Center News;Jun2006, Vol. 46 Issue 7, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the impact of the Tax Increase Prevention and Reconciliation Act signed by President George W. Bush on May 17, 2006 on the economic growth of the U.S. The Act hopes to bring tax relief to investors, corporations and middle-income taxpayers. Included in the reconciliation measure are provisions that will encourage the continuation of the nation's economic growth through extended capital gains and dividend tax breaks for investors and business tax incentives.
ACCESSION #
21400858

 

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