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Corporations Would Pay More, Middle Class Less Under US Tax Bill

Aug. 9, 2022, 8:50 PM

Corporations will pay nearly $296 billion more in US federal taxes over the next decade, and middle-income households will see some tax cuts, under the tax-and-climate bill that is likely to become law in the coming days.

That’s the takeaway from analysis released Tuesday by the Congressional Joint Committee on Taxation.

About $222.2 billion of the increase on businesses will come from a new corporate minimum tax that requires companies with at least $1 billion in profits to pay a minimum of 15% on the earnings they report to shareholders. An additional $73.7 billion stems from a 1% excise tax ...