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Millions of People have Quit Food Stamps Thanks to TCJA Tax Cuts

According to recently released government data, the number of people currently enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as SNAP, has declined dramatically in the last 3 years. Currently, 36,029,506 Americans, or 18,230,968 households receive SNAP. This is compared to 2016 when 42,972,692 Americans, or 21,232,456 households received assistance from the government run social program. […]



Cheers to the TCJA!

Back in 2017 the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act enacted a temporary reduction in federal taxes on beer, wine and spirits. Now, as a result of the incredible success of the TCJA, Congress is considering making those cuts permanent. The TCJA had great impact on all lines of the supply chain of the industry. They […]



Rewarding Employees, Reaching for New Opportunities and U.S. Based Investment: The Effects of the TCJA!

Mission Produce, an avocado distributor based in Oxnard, California, is rewarding employees in response to the ongoing effects of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Cuts Act of 2017. Mission’s President and CEO Steve Barnard said from the outset of the changes he was able to give “all our U.S.-based employees a US$1,000 bonus.” Moreover, Mission […]



Opportunities Zones: The Gift that Keeps on Giving

The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) has become a beacon of hope and integral to a vital economic upturn for the town of Springfield, Vermont. For generations Springfield, Vermont, which lies close to the border of Vermont and New Hampshire on the Connecticut River, was the home to a booming manufacturing industry. However, […]



August Employment Numbers Encouraging

The effects of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) continue to ripple through the economy with the U.S adding 130,000 jobs in August. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics the unemployment remains at the low rate of 3.7 percent while the labor force participation rate rose to 63.2 percent in the […]



Business is Booming from Historic Tax Reform

Businesses are thrilled over the positive benefits tax reform is continuing to provide for them. Hancock Lumber, a 171 year old Maine based lumber company, shared with the National Association of Manufacturers this week how it was able to accelerate its plans to grow and invest in its business because of tax reform. “It’s pretty […]



Small Businesses Confident in their Finances Thanks to TCJA

Small businesses are doing better than ever thanks to President Trump’s historic tax cuts. Gallup recently released their quarterly Small Business Index survey. The overall index is +136, up from the +129 in Quarter 2. 58% of small business owners say their revenues increased in the past year, and 64% say they expect revenues to […]