Vice President Kamala Harris said Friday that the administration’s Build Back Better Act won’t have a cost for taxpayers despite the $1.75 trillion price tag and wording in the legislation that would enact tax increases on some middle school households.
“I think it’s important to also stress that it’s not going to cost anything for the American taxpayer,” Harris said.
The Tax Policy Center found that 20 to 30% of middle income households would see their taxes go up under Build Back Better, and families making $885,000 or more would see a dramatic increase.
But Harris didn’t seem to care about that.
“The American people will see costs actually reduced around some of the most essential services that they need to take care of their basic responsibilities, including issues of childcare, and eldercare and also preschool,” she said.
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