Growing Economy, Not 2017 Tax Act, Is Boosting Corporate Tax Receipts

[ad_1] Corporate tax revenue jumped in 2021, and some proponents of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act argue the big tax cuts in the bill deserve credit (wall street journalI, Goodspeed and HassettBut there’s a better explanation: Last year’s strong economic growth, high inflation, and pandemic-related relief legislation increased both corporate profits and paid-tax business. Soon after the TCJA was passed, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) forecast Corporate tax receipts will fall from 1.5 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP) in 2017 to 1.2 per cent in 2018…