Happy Half Birthday TCJA

Tax Cuts Reach Six-Month Mark By David Morse, CPA Tax Policy Associate Director It’s been six months since President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). And the legislation has enjoyed a rosy afterglow, receiving credit for every bonus or capital expenditure. But tax analysts agree that it’s simply too early to see the…

American Manufacturing Business Owner: ‘Thank You Mr. President’ for ‘Enough is Enough’ Attitude on Trade

Zach Mottl, the owner of American manufacturing company Atlas Tool Works in Lyons, Illinois, is thanking President Trump for his recent tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. [John Binder | July 8, 2018 | Breitbart] In an interview with Fox Business, Mottl praised Trump’s tariffs on foreign countries and their imported steel and aluminum, saying the economic nationalist approach…

How The Dollar Exchange Rate Can Help US Agriculture

By Jeff Ferry, CPA Research Director Some agricultural commodities have seen price declines in recent weeks due to uncertainty over international trade relationships. There is a worrying drop in spot corn[1]and soybean[2]prices now as the commodity markets react to the trade conflict between the US and China. In the long term, agricultural prices are determined…