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Connections: Journalist David Cay Johnston on the American tax code


Journalist and author Sarah Smarsh recently shared the story of her father and his tax return. He thought he would be getting a significant tax cut with the new tax law. Instead, because of the new rules regarding write-offs for workers, he’s paying a lot more.

It turns out a lot of workers have questions about why their tax bills aren’t what they expected. We welcome a journalist who is writing a book on the American tax code, David Cay Johnston.

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