There is little agreement on the level and scope of taxation in America, but nearly all participants in the tax debates agree that the system needs fundamental reform. No matter the goals, including making the system fairer, more understandable, or easier to navigate, Brookings experts have long been in the center of developing recommendations for tax reform.
A tax form is pictured on tax deadline day at the main Post Office in New York April 15, 2009. (Reuters/Chip East)
Income Tax Changes and Economic Growth
September 19, 2014, William G. Gale
William Gale highlights recent research that finds a tenuous link between income tax reforms and economic growth, concluding that the justification for sweeping income tax reform changes must rest primarily on objectives other than economic growth.
U.S. Economic Performance
U.S. Budget Deficit
September 9, 2014, William G. Gale and Andrew A. Samwick
Opinion | Fortune
July 18, 2014, Robert E. Litan
Opinion | Wall Street Journal
June 30, 2014, David Wessel
Paper | The Hamilton Project
June 19, 2014, Hilary Hoynes
Opinion | Real Clear Markets
May 27, 2014, Robert C. Pozen
Opinion | CNNMoney
May 5, 2014, Robert C. Pozen
April 15, 2014, Fred Dews
April 15, 2014, Jane R. Williams and Elizabeth Kneebone
March 14, 2014, William G. Gale and Howard Gleckman
Paper | The Urban Institute
March 2014, Benjamin H. Harris
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