Breakdown of how U.S. companies will spend their first year tax cut benefits in 2018

Estimated company spending of first year tax savings from Trump's 2017 tax reform plan* in 2018, by spending type (in billion U.S. dollars)

by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 29, 2019
Breakdown of how U.S. companies will spend their first year tax cut benefits in 2018 This statistic provides a breakdown of how the estimated tax savings of companies in the United States from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will be spent by those companies in 2018. The estimated tax savings for the financial year of 2018 total at 54.5 billion U.S. dollars. It is estimated that companies will allocate around 21.1 billion of that figure to stock buybacks or increasing dividends. In contrast, it is estimated 8.1 billion will be spent on employees through means such as additional wages and bonuses.
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Estimated company spending of first year tax savings from Trump's 2017 tax reform plan* in 2018, by spending type (in billion U.S. dollars)

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New spending amount in billion U.S. dollars
Stock buybacks or increasing dividends21.1
Business investments12.3
Employees8.1
Philanthropy1.4
New spending amount in billion U.S. dollars
Stock buybacks or increasing dividends21.1
Business investments12.3
Employees8.1
Philanthropy1.4
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 29, 2019
This statistic provides a breakdown of how the estimated tax savings of companies in the United States from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will be spent by those companies in 2018. The estimated tax savings for the financial year of 2018 total at 54.5 billion U.S. dollars. It is estimated that companies will allocate around 21.1 billion of that figure to stock buybacks or increasing dividends. In contrast, it is estimated 8.1 billion will be spent on employees through means such as additional wages and bonuses.
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