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December 6, 2017

Why 1986 tax bill was everything 2017's isn't

  • Thirty-one years ago, the tax overhaul that Congress enacted was a long-debated and thoroughly bipartisan production that added nothing to the federal deficit.
  • By PAUL WISEMAN
    AP Economics Writer

    WASHINGTON — They don't do tax reform like they used to.

    The legislation that House and Senate Republicans have embraced has revived memories of Congress' most recent major tax overhaul three decades ago.


     
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