Research Report Real Tax Reform is Always Hard: Some Advice for the Task Force
C. Eugene Steuerle
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Political theater? Such is the label many have attached to the tax reform task force headed by Paul Volcker. But I heard the same claim made about President Reagan's State of the Union request for a tax reform study from the Treasury Department to be made only after the 1984 election was over. Congress literally burst out laughing.
Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Taxes and budgets
Tags Fiscal policy Campaigns, proposals, and reforms Federal tax issues and reform proposals
Policy Centers Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center