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Tax Reform #104402

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 20, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Jarriel) Report introduced.

(NYC: Dan Cordtz) Anticipated effect on average taxpayers of tax reform bill discussed; scenes shown. [H&R Block spokesperson Ray HITE - cites clients' primary ints.] Means of taking advantage of new law outlined on screen, explained.

(Studio: Tom Jarriel) Report introduced.

(DC: Ann Compton) [May 1985, President REAGAN - claims tax reform will benefit lower income people.] Congress's inclusion of transition rules to appease special interest groups discussed; special interest exemptions won by Senators Robert Dole, Ted Stevens and John Chafee cited as example [Senator Bill BRADLEY - cites New Jersey's lack of interest in Stevens' reindeer meat exemption.] [National Taxpayers Union spokesperson David KEATING - discusses transition rules.]

Compton, Ann;
Cordtz, Dan;
Jarriel, Tom

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