Tax Cutting: Why the Limited Enthusiasm?

Research Report

Tax Cutting: Why the Limited Enthusiasm?

May 29, 2000

Abstract

Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle examines the prospects for a tax cut, and concludes that under the economic conditions at the time, a tax cut would sell mainly if it were believed to be the best use of the money, but overwhelming momentum behind it - or behind any other budgetary change for that matter - was unlikely.

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