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Tax Reform: Options and Obstacles

Prior to mid-term congressional elections and the wind-up of the next presidential campaign, Brookings will host the year’s most comprehensive, substantive event on this vital and high-profile topic. From across the political spectrum and a variety of academic outlooks, guest speakers and panelists will dissect tax reform plans, their societal implications, and their logistical viability. From the Administration, from the Hill, academia, and the business press, speakers and panelists will include many of the nation’s foremost experts on this labyrinthine and far-reaching issue. Please join us.


Income Tax Reform


Jane Gravelle

Senior Specialist, Economic Policy - Congressional Research Service

Keynote Speakers


The Flat Tax


Bruce Bartlett

Author, The Benefit and the Burden (Simon & Schuster, 2012)

Eric Toder

Codirector - Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center

The Sales Tax

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