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    Millions of American’s frustration with an outdated, broken and unfair tax code was met symbolically on Tuesday with news that their attempts to file their taxes online was currently ‘unavailable’ and that they should ‘come back on Dec. 31, 9999.” That’s right, the old, clunky and broken tax code – broke the IRS website. Frustrated Missourians who had spent hours trying to do what’s right, trying to comply with their tax obligations before the stated deadline, couldn’t even do so because once ag... READ MORE

    Rep. Smith Honored for Cutting Taxes, Reducing Regulations and Fighting for Small Businesses

    Today, at the Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce First Friday Coffee, Congressman Jason Smith received the Spirit of Enterprise Award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for his strong record of fighting for small businesses, cutting taxes and encouraging job growth. The Spirit of Enterprise award is reserved for Members of Congress who cast important votes and advance policy measures that will help grow the economy and bring jobs back to America. “It’s great to be recognized for your work, but fo... READ MORE

    Rep. Smith Delivers Tax Cuts, Wage Increases for CVS Employees

    Congressman Jason Smith stopped at CVS today to discuss how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has delivered lower taxes, higher wages and better benefits to employees. “The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has been life changing for so many folks,” said Congressman Smith. “In less than four months, this bill has put more money in people’s pockets and helped businesses do even more to support employees and their families. At CVS for example, full time employees are saving money on health insurance and benefitting f... READ MORE

    U.S. Rep. Smith Talks Tax Cuts at Tyson Foods

    On Wednesday, Congressman Smith stopped at the Tyson Foods Plant in Dexter, Missouri to see their recent plant expansion first-hand and also to talk about how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is reducing the federal tax burden on American companies like Tyson, leaving employers with more resources to decide best how to invest in their operations. “Before passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, like most American based companies, Tyson was being held back by one of the highest tax rates found anywhere in ... READ MORE

    The Early Returns

    On December 22, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law by President Trump. What has happened in the succeeding three weeks is just the beginning of a long and empowering process to reward the American worker for years of sacrifice, dedication and hardship. In these three weeks, over two million U.S. workers have seen bonuses, pay raises, and benefit increases totaling more than one billion dollars…that’s right more than $1,000,000,000. Whether you are in Missouri and work at an AT&T store... READ MORE

    Tax Cuts for Christmas

    This week, instead of letting the status quo in the swamp continue – taxing folks until the cows come home – I joined President Trump at the White House to mark passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. It is very simple, this new law will allow you to KEEP MORE of what you earn by SENDING LESS of what you make to Washington. In fact, if you’re a family of four making less than $55,000 a year your new tax rate will be ZERO percent...that’s right, you won’t pay a single penny in federal income tax. M... READ MORE

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