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The GOP’s tax bill is about to get a lot more complicated.
The House on Thursday passed the final version of a sweeping tax overhaul, which includes a repeal of the estate tax.
It’s also included a measure to expand a popular deduction for state and local taxes.
But it’s still a big hole for the average American.
And it’s one that could add a huge burden on our parks and other public lands.
As we wrote last month, Republicans in Congress are working overtime to make sure their plan gets as many votes as possible.
But there are still some big questions about how much the bill will cost.
The Tax Policy Center estimated that the bill would add $621 billion to the national debt over the next decade.
The bill would also add $3.6 trillion to the cost of state and public parks over the same period.
But that’s not all: The Tax Foundation, a think tank in Washington, D.C., estimated that if the bill were to have passed without a $2,000 state park tax credit, it would add another $5.2 trillion to federal debt over 10 years.
It would also raise the cost per visitor by $6,900, which is equivalent to more than doubling the cost for the 2017 average visitor, according to the Tax Policy Group.
That means it would be far more expensive to visit some of America’s best places than others.
In fact, some experts are warning that the impact of the tax bill on our public lands would be even more severe than the GOP tax plan itself.
“The impact of these changes is really going to be devastating for public lands, not just the parks, but the national parks, and other parks that are really important to Americans, like the Great Lakes and Arctic,” said Scott Waring, a staff attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity.
“If we do not protect our national parks and the Great Basin and Arctic, it will be very, very difficult to recover from the effects of the budget cuts.”
What’s really in the tax plan?
The biggest change in the GOP plan is the elimination of the state and federal estate tax, a major source of revenue for states and localities.
But as it stands, the estate is already taxed at the individual level.
The estate tax is meant to be a way to generate revenue for state, local and tribal governments.
But some Republican lawmakers have been trying to eliminate the tax altogether.
And even as the GOP tries to get rid of it, it has not passed a bill to do so.
Instead, the GOP is looking to make a one-time payment of $3,000 to state and state parks that lose the estate.
But if the estate gets repealed, it could mean a $5,000 payment for a single person who has an estate worth less than $5 million.
That payment would only apply to individuals, not estates worth more than more than that.
And that would be a major blow to many Americans, as they are already required to pay taxes on their estates.
The Senate’s version of the bill included a provision that would make that payment to the estates of people who die before they are able to claim the tax credit.
But the House’s bill does not include that provision.
What does this mean for our national park systems?
As we’ve written before, the federal government already has an estimated $5 trillion in assets under management and it’s possible that some of that could be lost under the GOP bill.
That could mean that some parks could lose millions of dollars in revenue as well.
But, as the Tax Foundation’s Waring noted, the $3 million is a “very small fraction” of that total.
And while the estate taxes are one of the biggest sources of revenue that the federal parks agency receives, they are also a huge source of stress for many parks.
The National Park Service, for example, manages about $4 billion of national parks.
But while the agency would be hit with the brunt of that, it’s not alone in its woes.
In 2014, a study by the Park Service’s inspector general found that it could be losing $2.2 million per day to estate taxes.
The report estimated that in 2019, those taxes would account for nearly half of its overall revenue.
And since the agency has not made any plans to close any of its parks, it may not be able to take care of its most vulnerable employees.
What are some of the other big changes in the bill?
There are a couple of other big new changes in this bill that could mean much bigger problems for parks.
One is the estate credit.
This provision would be made permanent after the bill is signed into law, but only if it’s paid in full by taxpayers.
That would mean that a lot of the money that was promised to states and cities for