December 8, 2017

Politifact: Paul Ryan’s partially accurate claim that House tax bill saves typical Wisconsin household $2,000

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The $2,081 savings figure is correct, according to experts at four think tanks we contacted: Amir El-Sibaie, an analyst at the Tax Foundation; Chuck Marr, director of federal tax policy at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; and Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center senior fellow Frank Sammartino; and Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy deputy director Meg Wiehe. But the experts agreed there are two important caveats:

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