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Web Date: December 18, 2017

U.S. tax bill saves grad students’ tuition benefits

Congress is expected to approve tax reform agreement
Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: Legislation, tax reform, graduate student, tuition waiver, endowment, multinational, pharmaceutical, corporate tax rate

The Republican-drafted tax reform bill, headed for votes in both chambers of Congress this week, does not contain several earlier proposals that would have adversely affected graduate students. But a tax on some large private college endowments made it into the final version of the legislation (H.R. 1).

Additionally, the 505-page bill sharply cuts business taxes while also halving a tax break intended to encourage development of . . .

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