The Challenge of Individual Income Tax Reform: An Economic Analysis of Tax Base Broadening

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Congressional interest in a major reform of the individual income tax that would broaden the base and use the additional tax revenues to lower rates and/or reduce the deficit has increased. This report discusses ways in which the tax base can be broadened, tax expenditures, and impediments to broadening the base/eliminating or reducing expenditures.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: March 22, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Gravelle, Jane G.

Senior Specialist in Economic Policy

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Hungerford, Thomas L.

Specialist in Public Finance

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: March 22, 2012
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United States
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Congressional interest in a major reform of the individual income tax that would broaden the base and use the additional tax revenues to lower rates and/or reduce the deficit has increased. This report discusses ways in which the tax base can be broadened, tax expenditures, and impediments to broadening the base/eliminating or reducing expenditures.

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41 pages.

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