Tax Policy & Reform: Rejecting 'Tax Utopianism' in Favor of 'Tax Diversification'

 

Boston Bar Association, Tax Section

Boston Bar Association, Boston, MA
November 7, 2017

The United States relies greatly on income taxes and payroll taxes at the federal level, to the exclusions of other possible tax bases such as consumption, pollution, etc. Discussions about "tax reform" consistently collapse into debates about reforming or improving the income and payroll tax bases.

At this program, Ameek Ashok Ponda will examine other possible bases for taxation, and investigate how these other tax bases can complement or reduce (rather than outright replace) income and payroll taxes. 

The key insights are: 

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