August 7, 2019

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: A Timeline


In December 2017, federal lawmakers hastily enacted the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. So rushed was its passage that provisions of the legislative text were scrawled in the margins. Congress passed the law on a party-line vote but there was no such partisan division among the broader public. Polling showed a solid majority of Americans disapproved of the tax bill and believed it was another giveaway to the nation’s wealthiest citizens.

Scroll through the timeline below for an in-depth look at the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and the impact since its passage.


This post was originally published on December 17, 2018, and continues to be updated as the effects of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act are realized.