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Sunday, April 30, 2006

Kotlikoff on Grading the President’s Tax Reform Panel’s Plan

Lk Laurence J. Kotlikoff (Boston University, Department of Economics) has published Grading the President’s Tax Reform Panel’s Plan,  The Economists' Voice: Vol. 3: No. 6, Article 3 (2006).  Here is the abstract:

Laurence Kotlikoff gives the current tax system a D, the President’s Tax Reform Panel proposal a B+ and explains what his A+ tax system would look like.

Here is the article's concluding paragraph:

The U.S. tax system needs radical surgery. The FairTax is radical. But it’s also transparent, efficient, and progressive. It’s adoption would reduce economic distortions, enhance generational equity, and set a global expenditure budget. It would also position the country to best handle its enormous long-term entitlement obligations. The sooner we adopt the FairTax the better.

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