Should the United States Levy a Value-Added Tax for Deficit Reduction?

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Report that discusses the levying of a value-added tax (VAT), a broad-based consumption tax, to potentially assist in resolving United States fiscal problems. It considers the experiences of the 29 nations with value-added taxes (VATs) in the 30-member Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) which are relevant to the feasibility and operation of a possible U. S. VAT.

Creator(s): Bickley, James M.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: January 21, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Bickley, James M.

Specialist in Public Finance

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: January 21, 2011
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United States
Description:

Report that discusses the levying of a value-added tax (VAT), a broad-based consumption tax, to potentially assist in resolving United States fiscal problems. It considers the experiences of the 29 nations with value-added taxes (VATs) in the 30-member Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) which are relevant to the feasibility and operation of a possible U. S. VAT.

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39 pages.

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