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Alimony is no longer tax deductible in 2019.

January is ‘divorce month,’ and this year brings new tax rules for couples who split up

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act changed the tax treatment of alimony. Spousal support payments are no longer tax deductible for the payer.
Tax Day is April 15, 2019.

A new report predicts huge swaths of Americans should expect bigger tax refunds — but not everyone is set to benefit

The new GOP tax law went into effect at the start of 2018, and a UBS analysis suggests it could have a big impact on federal tax refund checks.
Protestors gather during a demonstration against the Republican repeal of the Affordable Care Act, outside the U.S. Capitol.

The newest Obamacare enrollment numbers prove the health law is ‘far from dead’ despite repeated attacks from Trump and the GOP

The number of people signing up for Obamacare plans dropped this year amid an improving economy and uncertainty caused by President Donald Trump and the GOP's changes.

Paul Ryan says one of his biggest regrets is the ballooning federal deficit. The evidence shows he has himself to blame.

House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday said one of his biggest letdowns was the increasing federal deficit, but he helped make the debt situation worse.
GOP Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio

‘GM let Northeast Ohio down’: GOP senator slams GM decision to shutter factories and lay off workers

Ohio politicians of both parties are blasting GM's decision to shutter a plan in Lordstown, Ohio. The move will cost the town thousands of jobs.

Trump is suddenly obsessed with the ballooning federal deficit after his signature legislative victories caused it to explode

President Donald Trump is suddenly focused on the federal deficit, despite helping to add billions of dollars in new debt over the past two years.
President Donald Trump.

Trump’s economic sugar high is already fading, and his trade war could make it even uglier

According to economists across Wall Street, President Trump's tax-cut boost is fading and drag from the trade war will result in lower 2019 GDP growth.

IT’S OFFICIAL: The GOP tax law was a political flop

According to a new exit poll, the GOP tax cut law did not move the needle for voters in the 2018 midterm elections.
House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump.

This was the perfect jobs report for Trump and the GOP

The strong jobs report and wage growth could be a boost for President Donald Trump and the GOP heading into next week's midterm elections.

Trump’s top economic adviser Larry Kudlow says the federal minimum wage is a ‘terrible idea’

Larry Kudlow, Trump's economic adviser, said the federal minimum wage doesn't make sense and corporate tax cuts are the best way to boost pay.