Customer Service: 800-778-7436     

    Log In to Your Surgent Account

    Forgot?
    Forgot?

    Register for an Account

Sign In to Your Surgent Account

Forgot Username or Password | Register for an Account





Trump Tracker for CPAs

An up-to-date status summary of changes that affect CPAs and their clients.
Click the colored blocks to reveal details.



Border Adjustment Tax

A system levying taxes on imported goods and exempting exports. The current proposal also factors in currency impacts and is projected to bring 120 billion dollars a year into US coffers.

Buzz
Executive Order
Working Through Congress
Failed
Passed
What's Next
 

ACA Repeal/Replace

The plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and replace it with an improved system has been a pillar of Republican strategy for years and was central to the Trump campaign.

Buzz
Executive Order
Working Through Congress
Failed
Passed
What's Next
 

Corporate Tax Rate

Lowering the corporate tax rate to encourage businesses to remain in or come to the US has been a central principle of most recent Republican tax reform proposals, including those of the Trump campaign.

Buzz
Executive Order
Working Through Congress
Failed
Passed
What's Next
 

Individual Tax Rate

The current individual tax rate system is a tiered system with has seven brackets, and has been the subject of numerous reform proposals.

Buzz
Executive Order
Working Through Congress
Failed
Passed
What's Next
 

Estate/Gift Tax

Sometimes called the “death tax”, the tax on estates has frequently been the target of reform proposals. Trump campaign proposals also target the tax on gifts for repeal.

Buzz
Executive Order
Working Through Congress
Failed
Passed
What's Next
 

Net Investment Income Tax

This 3.8% surtax on certain investment income above a defined threshold was a part of the ACA funding plan and has frequently been targeted for repeal.

Buzz
Executive Order
Working Through Congress
Failed
Passed
What's Next
 

Alternative Minimum Tax

The “Alternative Minimum Tax” or AMT was originally intended to address perceived tax abuses by a handful of very rich taxpayers but now affects over 5 million taxpayers each year.

Buzz
Executive Order
Working Through Congress
Failed
Passed
What's Next
 

Above the Line Childcare Deduction

This deduction is a key component of the Trump campaign tax proposal and would allow both itemized and standard deduction filers to claim it for up to four dependent children, or elderly dependents.

Buzz
Executive Order
Working Through Congress
Failed
Passed
What's Next
 

Repatriation of Overseas Corporate Profits

There are a number of proposals for changes to the tax on US companies for bringing funds held overseas back to the US.

Buzz
Executive Order
Working Through Congress
Failed
Passed
What's Next
 

Expensing Capital Investments

Trump campaign era tax proposals called for changes to how real estate developers expense capital investments, most notably allowing for immediate expensing in many cases.

Buzz
Executive Order
Working Through Congress
Failed
Passed
What's Next
 

Copyright 2017, Surgent.  All rights reserved.  Please do not reproduce in whole or in part without express permission.  Send inquiries to info@Surgent.com.  PLEASE NOTE:  While every effort is made to keep content in this tracker continually up-to-date, the information is subject to rapid change and should be cross-checked against authoritative sources.  This tracker is intended for informational awareness only and does not constitute formal or authoritative guidance.



 

Thank You!

Thank You! Your subscription has been submitted.