The U.S. Tax System: Where Do We Go From Here?

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Morris, Adele C.
Brookings Mountain West
Finance; Public; Fiscal policy; Tax administration and procedure; Taxation; United States; Economics; Taxation-Federal; Taxation-Federal Estate and Gift; Taxation-State and Local; Taxation-Transnational; Tax Law
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This talk will explore how the U.S. tax system really works, where revenue comes from, where spending goes, what a tax expenditure is, and discuss deficit prognoses and how the recent political debates could affect our economy. The speaker will highlight some advantages and disadvantages of different budget balancing options.