It's that time of year. Though April 15 may seem far in the future, a W2 arriving in the mail signals it's time to start thinking about taxes.
And this year, many people are probably wondering what the GOP's tax overhaul — signed into law by President Trump at the end of 2017 — will mean for their 2018 taxes.
KPCC has been breaking down what these tax changes have in store for a group of Southern Californians at different income levels.
From low-income grad students to highly paid professionals, they all agreed to share their most recent tax returns with KPCC and have them analyzed by Los Angeles-based H&R Block tax preparer Aaron Martinez. He looked at what each household reported to the IRS in 2016, then calculated what they would have paid instead under the new laws.
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