Real Tax Reform: Flat-Tax Simplicity with a Progressive Twist

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Real Tax Reform: Flat-Tax Simplicity with a Progressive Twist

November 25, 2011

Abstract

In a contribution to the Christian Science Monitor, Donald Marron agrees that there are good reasons for a simpler tax system, as found in the flat-tax plans of GOP hopefuls Perry, Gingrich, and Cain. But they need to be made more progressive to amount to real tax reform that can pass muster politically.

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