TITLE

Requiem for a tax-reform heavyweight

AUTHOR(S)
Bartlett, Bruce
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Fortune;3/21/2005, Vol. 151 Issue 6, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments that the idea of taxing consumption instead of income as a way of increasing saving and investment is gaining acceptance in the U.S. How U.S. President George W. Bush's bipartisan tax-reform commission openly discussed consumption tax at its first meeting in February 2005; Consideration of economists and politicians who favor consumption tax, including the late economist David Bradford; Analysis of viable consumption tax systems.
ACCESSION #
16352538

 

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