GOP Tax Bill’s Potential Impact on Graduate Students

If you are concerned about the effect of the GOP tax bill’s potential impact on graduate students, I suggest you take a look at “Graduate Students & The “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”: What You Need to Know,” a resource guide (link to: put out on November 3 by the Student Advocates for Graduate Education (SAGE) Coalition ( This guide explains the bill’s impacts for grad students and postdocs; it explains who, when and how to contact legislators; it gives a timeline for Congress votes on this bill; and it gives a script and sample letters to send. The AMS Washington Office has a blog piece ( with more information about how this bill would impact higher education.