USA Today Fact check: Democrats are repeating a misleading talking point about tax cuts

By: Lori Robertson, FactCheck.org, Published in USA Today

The Republican tax plan was signed into law just last month, and Democrats already have a well-worn — and misleading — talking point about it: 83% of the tax cuts go to the wealthiest 1%. That’s true for 2027 but only because most of the individual income tax changes expire by then.

In 2025 — the last year before those tax changes expire — only a quarter of the tax cuts go to the top 1%.

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