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The State Tax Complexity Index: A New Tool for Tax Reform and Simplification

Across the political spectrum there is broad agreement that tax reform is long overdue. Yet reform remains an elusive goal—not just in Washington, but also…

Simplify, Simplify, Simplify: The First Principle of Tax Reform

Overhauling the federal tax system is one of the most important steps U.S. political leaders can take to promote economic growth and fairness. It is…

Anatomy of a Special Tax Break and The Case for Broad Corporate Tax Reform

Washington policymakers turn to broad tax reform perhaps once in a generation, and now may be such a time. Today’s focus is on the corporate code, the source…

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Giving up on economic growth?

Growth should be at the centre of the social democratic agenda. Raising levels of economic security and equality are important goals, but it’s economic growth…

National Journal: Public-Private Partnerships Hinge on Tax Policy

In “Public-Private Partnerships Hinge on Tax Policy” Fawn Johnson of the National Journal discusses a policy memo released last week by Diana Carew, economist at…

Uncluttering State Tax Systems

Over the last week, as you’ve raced to file your taxes by the deadline today, you’ve no doubt been bombarded on talk radio, cable TV,…

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Encouraging Investment in America

In an ideal world, Congress would take up tax reform comprehensively, as part of a high-growth strategy. In fact, PPI is currently working on a…

Senate Finance Committee Will Adopt Approach of “Zero Plan”

According to an article in Politico, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) and Ranking Member Orrin Hatch (R-UT) are releasing a letter to their colleagues…

State of the Union 2013: Right Direction, Wrong Speed

President Obama got off on the right foot in last night’s State of the Union address by putting America’s economic revival at the center of…

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Reforming the Tax Code: A Transatlantic Perspective
Senate Finance Committee Hearing Room – SD215, Washington DC