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We tried to warn them

But would anyone listen to the libtards?

According to the Washington Post, millions of Americans are finding that their tax refund for 2018 has been slashed:

Millions of Americans filling out their 2018 taxes will probably be surprised to learn that their refunds will be less than expected or that they owe money to the Internal Revenue Service after years of receiving refunds.

People have already taken to social media, using the hashtag #GOPTaxScam, to vent their anger. Many blame President Trump and the Republicans for shrinking refunds. Some on Twitter even said they wouldn’t vote for Trump again after seeing their refunds slashed.

The uproar follows the passage of a major overhaul to the tax code in December 2017, which was enacted with only Republican votes and is considered the biggest legislative achievement of Trump’s first year. While the vast majority of Americans received a tax cut in 2018, refunds are a different matter. Some refunds have decreased because of changes in the law, such as a new limit on property and local income tax deductions, and some have decreased because of how the IRS has altered withholding in paychecks.

The article goes on to say that the refund cut was compensated by the fatter paychecks.

Um, I didn’t see a fatter paycheck, or at least not by MY definition of fatter.

A lot of people in blue states are hit bigly by the tax deduction changes. Most of them knew it was coming but I guess there are always a few Trumpers who are surprised.

“Ya gives’em books and gives’em books but all they do is chew on the covers.”

Welcome to Trump’s America.

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