12:30 pm EDT - 1:30 pm EDT

Past Event

Simplifying Taxes: A Live Web Chat with William Gale

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EDT

The Brookings Institution
Online Only

Washington, DC

April 15 is stamped in the minds of most Americans as tax day. Many see filing with the Internal Revenue Service as inefficient, inevitable, and sometimes inequitable. Brookings Senior Fellow William Gale, co-director of the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center, has often touted simplifying taxes and improving tax administration. Now that health care reform has been completed, will President Obama tackle tax policy?

To discuss problems with U.S. tax policy and proposals for reform, William Gale took your questions in a live web chat moderated by POLITICO Senior Editor David Mark.

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