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The Tax Plan Moms Need


The Tax Plan Moms Need

Martha Burk

During his speech announcing that the U.S. is ditching the Paris climate accords, President Trump took a strange detour to declare “our tax bill is moving along in Congress, and I believe it’s doing very well. I think a lot of people will be very pleasantly surprised.”


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Good start, but the article doesn’t go far enough. Perhaps a woman should receive a minimum-wage, eight-hour-day salary per child for up to two of her children (genetic or adopted) that she cares for in her home. Out of this salary would come “income taxes,” social security, etc. This way, woman who are unable to earn more than minimum-wage on their jobs would be able to stay home with their children. And working women need to receive realistic child-care credit on their taxes. After all, businessmen can deduct all of their expenses for doing business and earning an income. Why not women?