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Tax-Law Typo Risks Bankrupting #MeToo Victims Without GOP Fix

  • Republicans said to acknowledge need to clarify NDA provision
  • Plaintiffs lawyers fear clients may stay silent about abuse
Views Of The U.S. Capitol Before President Trump\'s First State Of The Union Speech On Tuesday Night

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Republicans are considering a fix to a provision in their new tax law that they acknowledge could inadvertently penalize victims of sexual harassment in the workplace.

But congressional gridlock before midterm elections in November means there’s no guarantee that the problem will be corrected quickly, if at all.