Tax Reform

  • 10.03.17

    Common Tax ‘Reform’ Questions, Answered

    This article from the Economic Policy Institute explains "Why tax cuts for high-income households and corporations won't help working families." It debunks many of the statements that are used to support tax cuts on corporations and the wealthy while answering the following questions: Should tax cuts be today...Read More

  • 06.27.17

    Opinion: Tax Reform that Works for All

    This article originally appeared in The Boston Globe on June 27th, 2017. In this article, Professor Sachs discusses how a real tax reform would address four problems. First, it would raise total revenues as a share of GDP, in order to cut the chronic budget deficit. Second, it would address the crisis of falling w...

    This article originally appeared in The Boston Globe on June 27th, 2017.

    In this article, Professor Sachs discusses how a real tax reform would address four problems. First, it would raise total revenues as a share of GDP, in order to cut the chronic budget deficit. Second, it would address the crisis of falling wages and disappearing jobs facing working-class America. Third, it would curb carbon pollution, which is dangerously warming the planet. Fourth, to spur saving and investment, it would shift taxes toward consumption rather than income.

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