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David Nather Mar 2, 2017
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Why Republicans might means test tax credits

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They're still talking about tax credits in the Obamacare replacement plan, thanks to President Trump's "tax credits" shout-out in his Tuesday night speech. But now, Caitlin Owens reports that more Republicans are talking about means testing them, rather than just linking them to people's age. That might cover more people, and it wouldn't waste money on wealthy people the way flat tax credits could — but it would also make it harder to tell the difference between the GOP tax credits and the Obamacare version.