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The Bush Tax Cut: 10 Years Later

3 Pages Posted: 13 Jun 2011  

Bruce Bartlett

Independent

Abstract

This article discusses the origin and effects of George W. Bush's 2001 tax cut. It concludes that it was a failure except in terms of dissipating the budget surplus, which was one of its primary purposes.

Keywords: George W. Bush

JEL Classification: H20, K34

Suggested Citation

Bartlett, Bruce, The Bush Tax Cut: 10 Years Later. Tax Notes, Vol. 131, No. 11, p. 1195, June 2011. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1863950

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