President Joe Biden was all set to invoke a hike in the rates of federal taxes in almost 30 years. The US administration is planning to execute the first spike since 1993.The increase would assist with the long-term economic vision that will enact as a backup plan to Biden’s $1.9 trillion pandemic stimulus package. The follow-up plan is known as the American Rescue Plan and got signed by Biden on Thursday last week. The tax rate is incrementing up to levels of 28% in the corporate tax regime.
The tax hike is all set to be welcomed back in the U.S after a long 28 years. The last time we saw a tax hike was under Bill Clinton’s overhaul in 1993. The current tax scenario would include repealing former Donald Trump’s 2017 tax law along with new reforms which will benefit corporations and wealthy individuals.
While President Joe Biden looks to revolve around the existing laws, it is trying to also amend some changes to help out the lower-income communities. An economist at the University of California, Berkeley, along with other experts examined the pattern of tax rates in the previous years and found out some interesting facts and figures.
From 1979 to 2019, the wealthiest 1% share of pre-tax information surged from about 11% to 19% according to data furnished in the World Inequality Database.