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Taxing Ourselves: A Citizen's Guide to the Great Debate over Tax Reform ePub download

The title tells you what it is: a citizen's guide. Maybe you don't think tax policy makes for beach reading, but this book is different.

Both students and aficionados of tax policy will find this volume an invaluable resource. Harvey Rosen, Department of Economics, Princeton University (Endorsement). The title tells you what it is: a citizen's guide.

Taxing Ourselves book. To follow the debate over . tax reform, the interested citizen. He is currently the chair of the Economics department at the University of Michigan.

This book is must reading for anyone interested in the promise and problems of tax reform. As politicians tout the wonders of alternative tax reform plans, voters need an objective, dispassionate guide to the debate

This book is must reading for anyone interested in the promise and problems of tax reform. Even where I disagreed with some conclusions, I found the analysis thoughtful and useful. As politicians tout the wonders of alternative tax reform plans, voters need an objective, dispassionate guide to the debate. In filling this need, Slemrod and Bakija describes the objectives of tax policy, discuss the defects of the present tax system, explain the current proposals, and offer a clear and sober analysis of what reform can (and cannot) achieve. All, including the policy makers themselves, can benefit from reading this book.

They highlight the shift in tax incidence over the years and the relative stability of aggregated percent of tax paid to the federal government for personal .

They highlight the shift in tax incidence over the years and the relative stability of aggregated percent of tax paid to the federal government for personal income taxes since the second world war. The reader is made to appreciate how today's tax system is the product of politics and how tax legislation has changed continuously through the years, primarily in response to questions of perceived fairness by the voting public. Chapters three through five discuss the criteria commonly used to compare tax systems.

To follow the debate over . tax reform, the interested citizen is forced to choose between misleading sound bites and academic treatises. tax reform: who should pay taxes, how taxes affect the economy and whether to reform or replace the current tax system

A majority of Americans are dissatisfied with the current income tax system. They complain that taxes are too high, complicated, difficult, unfair, and sometimes intrusive to enforce.

Tax Reform," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association;National Tax Journal, vol. 50(4), pages 827-830, December.

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Taxing Ourselves is a modern classic in tax economics. It now includes recent developments related to the Bush tax cuts and the President's Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform. An additional value is in its extensive coverage of recent tax proposals, including "the" Flat Tax, value-added tax (VAT), national sales tax, con-sumption tax, the "Fair Tax," and the X-tax

Taxing Ourselves bridges the gap between the oversimplified and the arcane, presenting the key issues clearly and without a political agenda.

Taxing Ourselves bridges the gap between the oversimplified and the arcane, presenting the key issues clearly and without a political agenda.

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