WEB Notes: This is a puff piece. The government just doubled spending and supposedly gave you a tax break. Look, if I double my spending, but I get paid less that means I go under. We will continue to watch these numbers. By the way, did anyone actually get a tax break? One worth mentioning?

The federal government this January ran a surplus while collecting record total tax revenues for that month of the year, according to the Monthly Treasury Statement released today.

January was the first month under the new tax law that President Donald Trump signed in December.

During January, the Treasury collected approximately $361,038,000,000 in total tax revenues and spent a total of approximately $311,802,000,000 to run a surplus of approximately $49,236,000,000.

Source: Feds Collect Record Taxes in First Month Under Tax Cut; Run Surplus in January



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