As the 2018 campaign season heats up, be prepared for plenty of debate about the big changes in U.S. taxes that were signed into law by President Donald Trump late last year.

While corporations and most people got tax cuts, the law also ended or scaled back familiar tax breaks and made other revisions to the tax code that caught many people off guard.

How does it affect you? Here are 16 surprising ways the law has shaken up taxes.

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