The Trump administration’s push to transform the U.S. economy is being fought over the question of whether to allow firms to sell products directly to consumers.
A key issue is whether to impose a sales tax, or what kind of tax rate to apply to the sale of products that consumers might want to buy, to offset the cost of buying goods and services that they may or may not actually use.
The tax debate has been taking place as the Trump administration seeks to expand its power to use a $1 trillion credit known as the stimulus.
If the administration allows for direct sales, it would be a radical change from the traditional business model, where a firm sells a product to a consumer and that consumer pays a fee to the firm.
But a business like Apple or Amazon is one of the world’s largest producers of products, and it would still be profitable if it were able to sell those products directly through the retailer.
The debate over direct sales has become a major political flashpoint in the Trump era, with Republican lawmakers and some Democrats arguing the government should not impose a tax on the sale and use of products.
The Trump administration has also been debating whether to give a tax credit to businesses that sell directly to customers and to those who do not sell directly.
Some business groups say such a credit would hurt small businesses and consumers, while others say it would benefit larger businesses and boost economic growth.
The two sides are in a heated battle over whether to grant a credit to direct sales that could boost the economy by providing new jobs and economic growth for the country.
The president, who is also trying to convince lawmakers that the tax credits should be expanded, is seeking a $2 trillion increase in the federal stimulus that would come in the form of the credit, which would allow businesses to borrow from the government and sell products to consumers for a fee.
The White House and the Democratic-controlled Congress have been pushing the government to extend the credit through 2022, and they have been working on the details of how the credits should work.
Congress has been considering an extension of the tax credit as part of its stimulus package that would have a $7,500 per person tax credit for households earning less than $200,000, as well as a $300 per person credit for those earning more than $250,000.
The Democrats and the White House are working on a proposal that would extend the tax incentives through 2019 and give an additional $1,000 tax credit each year for the rest of the year.
The tax credit is supposed to be a big boost to small businesses.
But some economists, including the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, have said that it would likely be a temporary boost that would fade as the economy slows.
The Tax Policy Center, an independent research group, estimated that the credit would cost the government about $1.3 trillion over the next decade.
The credit would not affect the amount of tax collected from businesses or individuals, which are already set to see their tax rates increase, according to the Tax Policy Institute, a conservative think tank.
The administration is also seeking to extend its credit to people who buy their products at retail outlets.
If the credit were extended to those people, the tax would apply to all sales, including sales through online platforms, the White Board said in a recent report.
Some lawmakers and analysts, however, have warned that extending the tax incentive to online sales would hurt smaller businesses and hurt the economy as a whole.
Some retailers, like Costco and Walmart, have already said they will raise their prices on products that are sold directly to shoppers.
Costco has warned that it may raise prices on certain products if the tax is extended, and Walmart has said it may impose higher prices on some products if it is extended.
The industry has been urging Congress to expand the tax-credit extension, but the White.
Board said that Congress would need to make sure that it did not impose additional costs on businesses that choose to buy products through online retailers.
Congress, meanwhile, is set to consider the extension of a $250 billion tax break that was given to businesses with 50 or more employees, known as PAYGO, as part.
The White Board estimates that the extension would cost $1 billion annually in lost jobs and $1 million per year in lost revenue.
The push to expand direct sales is being driven by the White and Senate Democrats.
The two chambers have been trying to push legislation that would allow the administration to use the credit to expand other programs, such as tax credits for low-income workers and the Earned Income Tax Credit.
The bill has been stalled in the House for months, but it could finally be revived.
The Senate voted to approve the bill earlier this month, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said he plans to send it to President Donald Trump, who will sign it into law.
The economic policy office of the National Federation of Independent Businesses, which represents small businesses, has said that the bill would harm small businesses because it would allow companies to reduce the number of