Tax Simplification Through Process Reform

Research Report

Tax Simplification Through Process Reform

July 19, 1999

Abstract

Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle argues that the a simpler tax code wont be developed until someone in the Executive Branch or in Congress is given greater responsibility for reporting on the consequences of our tax laws. The way to change the current situation would be to assign fiduciary-like responsibilities and to formalize them in some very specific procedures.

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