Transforming the Tax Code: An Examination of the President's Tax Reform Panel Recommendations

Testimony

Transforming the Tax Code: An Examination of the President's Tax Reform Panel Recommendations

Statement of Leonard E. Burman before the Subcommittees on Tax, Finance, and Exports, and Rural Enterprises, Agriculture, and Technology, House Committee on Small Business
February 1, 2006

Abstract

This Congressional testimony by Leonard Burman examines how the plans put forth by the President's Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform would affect small businesses, focusing particularly on the effect of: adopting a national retail sales tax on small business and the viability of federal and state tax systems; the effect on small business health insurance and retirement coverage; the effect of disallowing state and local tax deductions for businesses; and the effect of certain simplification proposals.

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