Kennedy Proposed His Big Tax Cut 50 Years Ago
4 Pages Posted: 27 Jan 2013
Date Written: January 21, 2013
On January 24, 1963, John F. Kennedy sent a message to Congress proposing tax reduction and tax reform. On the 50th anniversary of this event, this article reviews the political hurdles to its enactment, which were much more severe than generally realized today.
Keywords: John F. Kennedy
JEL Classification: H20, K34
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