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Leader Publications: Tax Cuts & Jobs Act benefits employees at Shelton’s Farm Market

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Tax Cuts & Jobs Act benefits employees at Shelton’s Farm Market Kelsey Hammond February 5, 2018 Leader Publications NILES — If Shelton’s Farm Market doles out bonuses for their employees, it is typically during the holiday season. But this year, employees got a surprise at the beginning of the year when they received bonuses resulting from a profitable 2017 year and economic optimism spurred by th...

Upton: Historic Tax Reform One Step Closer to Reality

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U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, today joined the majority of his colleagues in the U.S. House in voting to advance the Conference Report for H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act by a vote of 227 to 203. Upton released the following statement: "With this vote, historic tax reform is one step closer to reality. Here’s what our plan does for individuals; it significantly increases the standard deducti...

Upton Statement on Signing the Conference Report to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

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U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, today released the following statement after signing the House-Senate Conference Committee report on H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: The Conference Committee’s task was to merge two bills into a better one. I’m pleased to say on a number of issues we prevailed. We deliver a tax cut to the middle class while protecting important deductions like the Medical Exp...

Upton Statement on Being Named to Tax Conference Committee

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, today released the following statement after being named to serve on the House-Senate conference committee for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: “I look forward to being a member of the House-Senate conference committee for this historic tax reform opportunity. We owe it to our constituents to reform the tax code and cut taxes, make it easier for sma...

WWMT Channel 3: Upton meets with local business leaders about national tax reform

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Upton meets with local business leaders about national tax reform By Christine VanTimmeren WWMT Channel 3 COMSTOCK, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) — U.S. Congressman Fred Upton wrapped up a round table discussion in Comstock where he asked small business owners what they think about the tax reform package working its way through congress, which includes corporate tax cuts but gets rid of some popular deduc...

Upton Applauds Passage of Landmark Tax Reform Legislation

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U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, today applauded the passage of landmark tax reform legislation, H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act. “This historic tax reform package will lower individual income tax rates except for the top bracket, simplify the entire code, create jobs, and boost our Southwest Michigan economy,” said Upton. “It will specifically help Michigan middle-class families by increasing ...

VIDEO: Time for Tax Reform

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U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, and Republicans in the Michigan Congressional Delegation released the following video to promote efforts in the U.S. House of Representatives to pass H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. This historic legislation, which updates the tax code for the first time since 1986, will benefit Michigan middle-class families by doubling the standard deduction, expanding the ...

Upton: The Time for Middle-Class Tax Reform & Relief is Now

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U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, today applauded the introduction of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, a bold piece of legislation that will overhaul our nation’s tax code for the first time in 31 years. Upton released the following statement: “The time for middle-class and small business tax reform and relief is now,” said Upton. “Our tax code has not been updated since 1986 and it shows. Famil...

ICYMI: Michigan deserves tax reform

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Michigan deserves tax reform By U.S. Reps. Fred Upton, Tim Walberg, Bill Huizenga, John Moolenaar, Dave Trott, Mike Bishop, Jack Bergman, and Paul Mitchell October 14, 2017 Detroit News The last time our tax code was updated was 1986. Since then, it has become a complicated mess with too many special-interest loopholes. We have all heard countless stories from constituents impacted by a tax code t...

Upton, House Advance Budget Resolution

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U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, today joined his colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives in voting to advance the House Fiscal Year 2018 budget. The budget resolution establishes the budget for Fiscal Year 2018, budget levels for Fiscal Years 2019-2022, and proposes policies to meet those targets. Upton released the following statement: “With the passage of this budget resolution, the ...

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