I told you that the Tax Cut and Jobs Act (sic) was partly created (or maneuvered) as political retribution by the GOP against those states that don’t vote their way. (Here’s but one example.) Which was the driving force behind the plot to outlaw State and Local Tax (SALT) deductions of $ 10,001 or more. Which would allow the U.S. Treasury collect some $ 650 billion more over the 8 years that this restriction is in effect. (The personal tax rate changes under this Act expire in 2026.)
Here’s the preamble to the series…
No, this blog is not about a rock star nor an actor, but we all should recognize his passing. Dr. Robert Schattner (he was born Isaac, but changed his name, while he attended the University of Pennsylvania Dental School) died the 29th of January (the second day of Shvat in the Hebrew calendar), at the age of 91, due to kidney failure.
For years, various patient advocate groups have been helping folks get health insurance. In particular, the AKF (American Kidney Fund) has been paying the premiums for folks who are undergoing dialysis.