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American Jobs Plan & Made in America Tax Plan—Summary of Certain Key Tax Components

On Wednesday March 31, 2021, President Joseph R. Biden announced the American Jobs Plan and Made in America Tax Plan, designed to provide dramatic improvements to U.S. infrastructure writ large. The American Jobs Plan will focus on physical infrastructure, climate change, domestic manufacturing, research and development (R&D), and home health care services. The White House fact sheet outlining the plans can be found here but the proposed statutory language for the plans have not yet been released. The plan proposes funding the initiatives from measures including (i) increasing the corporate tax rate from 21% to 28%, (ii) creating a 15% minimum tax on global book income, (iii) increasing the minimum effective tax rate on GILTI from 10.5% to 21%, (iv) moving towards a global minimum tax and preventing profit-stripping from U.S., (v) modifying deductions to incentivize on-shoring, (vi) eliminating subsidies for fossil fuels, and (vii) increasing tax enforcement.

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Ropes & Gray Tax Reform Analysis


Time to Read: 1 minutes Practices: Tax, Tax-Exempt Organizations, Charitable Foundations

Capital Insights.

Congress has passed the most significant tax reform legislation in three decades (the “Act”), and on Friday, December 22, 2017, President Trump signed the bill into law. The legislation’s provisions will affect a broad range of taxpayers, making substantial changes to the taxation of businesses, individuals, and tax-exempt organizations, and adding significant complexity to the international tax regime.

To see Ropes & Gray’s analysis of key provisions of the Act, please click on the hyperlinks below:

Our previous coverage of tax reform can be found on our Capital Insights page.

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